Bar-winged Skimmer

Place name abbreviations: MPEA - Middle Patuxent Environment Area; PRSP - Patuxent River State Park; PVSP - Patapsco River Valley State Park; WMA - Wildlife Management Area.

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Species common name
Scientific name
Length (in inches; M and F if different) Flight season
Relative abundance
Habitat.


Bar-winged Skimmer
Libellula axilena
1.9-2.4" E-Jun — L-Aug
Uncommon.
Habitat: Temporary pools, marshy edges of ponds. More often in forested habitats than other Libellula.
Bar-winged Skimmer (M)

Male
2002
Howard County
June Tveekrem

Bar-winged Skimmer (M)

Male (immature)
June 3, 2012
Font Hill Park
Bonnie Ott

Bar-winged Skimmer (M)

Male
June 16, 1998
Stevens Road
Bob Solem

Bar-winged Skimmer (M)

Male
June 16, 1998
Stevens Road
Bob Solem