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Recently I have not taken many insect pictures. Thus, when an eight-spotted skimmer (Libellula forensis) was quietly posing for me along the #2 Elkins Pond Trail in Ash Creek Wildlife Area (Modoc County CA), I decided to post a dragonfly … Continue reading

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Eight-spotted Skimmer

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Four-spotted skimmer (see 08-16-13), eight-spotted skimmer, twelve-spotted skimmer . . there are several “skimmer” dragonflies whose colloquial names indicate the number of spots on their wings. Last week hordes of eight-spotted skimmers (Libellula forensis) were flying at the McArthur Swamp … Continue reading

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