Slaty 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.


Slaty Skimmer
Libellula incesta
1.7-2.3" M-Jun — M-Aug
Common.
Habitat: Sunny sections of permanent ponds. Perches on tops of weeds or twigs. Male most active over water in morning. May approach/investigate humans. Forages along forest edges.
Slaty Skimmer (M)

Male
June 8, 2012
Fox Chase
Bonnie Ott

Slaty Skimmer (M)

Male
July 10, 2015
Hugg-Thomas WMA
Linda Hunt

Slaty Skimmer (M)

Male
July 28, 2012
Rockburn Branch Park
Annette Allor

Slaty Skimmer (M)

Male
2004
Howard County
June Tveekrem

Slaty Skimmer (M)

Male
July 28, 2012
Meadowbrook Park
Annette Allor

Slaty Skimmer (M)

Female
June 21, 2013
Hipsley Mill PRSP
Bob Solem

Slaty Skimmer (exuviae)

Exuviae
June 20, 1998
Vantage Point, Columbia
Jo Solem