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Black-tailed Skimmer

Photograph by: 
Peter Orchard

The male is a bright blue with a much darker tail; frequent around areas of open water from gravel pits to wet bog. 


 

Common Name Black-tailed Skimmer
Scientific Name Orthetrum cancellatum
Species Group Dragonflies
Status
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