Scientific name: Arthropoda: Insecta: Odonata: Libellulidae: Libellula exusta
Common Name: Corporal Skimmer
Date: 24 June 2001
Photographer: E. M. Barrows
Identifier: E. M. Barrows
Collector: not applicable
Location: Lebanon State Forest
Keywords: A Corporal Skimmer Dragonfly Lebanon State Forest Odonata Pine Barrens
A male Corporal Skimmer resting on a fence.
A male Corporal Skimmer resting on a leaf of Fragrant Waterlily growing in Parkin Pond.
The Corporal Skimmer is named after its creamy white shoulder stripes.
This species is native to New Brunswick and Nova Scotia south through Florida and west through eastern Kansas and eastern Texas (Dunkle 1989, page 78).
Scores of Corporal Skimmers flew in the Parkin Pond area on 24 June 2001.
Please see the page on Common Snapping Turtle and Lebanon State Forest for further information on the Forest.
Please use the search phrase "Lebanon State Forest" to find all pages with information on this Park on this Website.
Dunkle, S. W. 1989. Dragonflies of the Florida Peninsula, Bermuda, and the Bahamas. Scientific Publishers, Gainesville, FL. 154 pp.
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