Male Flame Skimmer   (four photos)
Libellula saturata


flame skimmer
Flame Skimmer on Antelope Island. Carol Davis, 7-17-2005

Carol Davis, 9-25-2005

The thorax of the male Flame Skimmer is rusty brown and the leading edge
of the wing is red.  This beauty was resting not far from LeBaron Point
on Utah Lake.  Carol Davis, 9-25-2005

Flame Skimmer
A female and immature male Flame Skimmer have a more yellow appearance and
have an amber leading edge on the wing.  This could be either a male or female 
perching on a web-covered stick at Antelope Island's Garr Ranch
Carol Davis 7-31-2005

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