Spangled 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.


Spangled Skimmer
Libellula cyanea
1.5-1.9" E-May — M-Sep
Uncommon.
Habitat: Well-vegetated ponds. Forages in fields. Perches obliquely.
Spangled Skimmer (M)

Male
2006
Howard County
June Tveekrem

Spangled Skimmer (M)

Male
June 3, 2012
Font Hill Park
Bonnie Ott

Spangled Skimmer (M)

Male
June 3, 2012
Hugg-Thomas WMA
Bonnie Ott

Spangled Skimmer (M)

Male
July 5, 2015
Ilchester Elementary School
Kathy Litzinger

Spangled Skimmer (M)

Male
July 10, 2015
Hugg-Thomas WMA
Linda Hunt

Spangled Skimmer (F)

Female
June 3, 2012
Meadowbrook Park
Bonnie Ott

Spangled Skimmer (F)

Female
2005
Howard County
June Tveekrem

Spangled Skimmer (F ovipositing)

Female (exuding egg mass)
July 26, 2012
Meadowbrook Park
Bonnie Ott