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Updated March 2, 2016

Bleached Skimmer - Libellula composita


            Dragonfly Exuviea
            Meadowhawks and Pondhawks
    • Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata) - 2 photos at Farmington Bay
    • Bleached Skimmer - (Libellula composita) - 3 photos on Antelope Island 2017, Salt Creek WMA 2006, & Bear River MBR 2007
    • Blue Dasher - (Pachydiplax longipennis) - male and female at Farmington Bay, UT
    • Blue Dasher - (Pachydiplax longipennis) - two photos of a female at the Henderson Ponds, Henderson, NV
    • Desert Whitetail - (Libellula subornata) - female on Antelope Island and male at Promontory Point, UT
    • Eight-spotted Skimmer - (Libellula forensis) - two males and a female, Farmington Bay and Bear River MBR
    • Flame Skimmer - (Libellula saturata) - four photos at Garr Ranch and Utah Lake
    • Four-spotted Skimmer - (Libellula quadrimaculata) - 1 photo at Farmington Bay and 1 photo in Wasatch County
    • Red Saddlebags - (Tramea onusta) - female on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty and male at Lytle Ranch, Washington Cnty, UT
    • Roseate Skimmer - (Orthemis ferruginea) - lavender dragonfly at Tonaquint Park, St. George, Washington Cnty, UT
    • Twelve-spotted Skimmer - Libellula pulchella)  - 3 photos of female and male on Antelope Island
            Damselfly Exuviea 



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*Note:  All butterfly and dragonfly identifications are merely a guess by a novice. 

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wonderful details about dragonflies and damselflies. 

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