Wild Florida Photo - Libellula axilena

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Libellula axilena

BAR-WINGED SKIMMER

Florida native

 

A dragonfly that is very similar to slaty and great blue skimmers. The range extends throughout the southeast, west into Arkansas and southeast Texas, north into Kentucky and West Virginia and up the Atlantic coastal states into Massachusetts.

 
Libellula axilena is a member of the Libellulidae - Skimmers family.

Other species of the Libellula genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Libellula auripennis - GOLDEN-WINGED SKIMMER
  View  Libellula needhami - NEEDHAM'S SKIMMER
  View  Libellula vibrans - GREAT BLUE SKIMMER
  View  Libellula incesta - SLATY SKIMMER















For more information on this species, visit the following link:
Odonta Central page for this species

Date record last modified:
Aug 14, 2016