Painted Skimmer

Place name abbreviations: MPEA - Middle Patuxent Environment Area; PRSP - Patuxent River State Park; PVSP - Patapsco River Valley State Park; UMDCF - University of Maryland Central Farm. 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.


Painted Skimmer
Libellula semifasciata
1.4-1.9" L-Apr — L-Aug
Common.
Habitat: Grassy seepage areas and ponds. Ponds and marshes in forested areas and upland areas far from water. Wary.
Painted Skimmer (M)

Male
May 18, 2014
High Ridge Park
Linda Hunt

Painted Skimmer (M)

Male
May 18, 2014
Pigtail WSSC
Grazina McClure

Painted Skimmer (M)

Male
May 26, 2013
Henryton Road, PVSP
Richard Orr

Painted Skimmer (M)

Male
May 31, 2016
Mount Pleasant
Bonnie Ott

Painted Skimmer (M)

Male
June 1, 2002
Meadowbrook Park
June Tveekrem

Painted Skimmer (M)

Male
June 20, 2015
Gateway Business Park
Jim Wilkinson

Painted Skimmer (M)

Male
July 26, 2012
Meadowbrook Park
Bonnie Ott

Painted Skimmer (F)

Female
April 27, 2012
Wincopin Trail
Annette Allor

Painted Skimmer (F)

Female
July 5, 1998
Gateway Business Park
Bob Solem

Painted Skimmer (F)

Female
July 5, 1998
Gateway Business Park
Bob Solem