Female Twelve-spotted Skimmer (two photos)
Libellula pulchella

twelve-spotted skimmer
Female Twelve-spotted Skimmer on Antelope Island.  These were quite beautfiul and prevalent. 
The outer wing spots on this one were not very dark and they covered very little of the stigma,
which is a must for an ID of the female of this species.  The stigma is the thin, dark-pigmented
cell on the leading edge of the wing (near the end).   Carol Davis, 5-31-2009

female skimmer
Female Twelve-spotted Skimmer at Bear River MBR. Carol Davis, 6-24-07

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