Twelve-spotted 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.


Twelve-spotted Skimmer
Libellula pulchella
1.9-2.2" M-May — M-Oct
Common.
Habitat: Temporary or new sediment ponds. Often returns to same perch. Wary.
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (M)

Male
June 5, 2010
Woodstock
Russ Ruffing

Twelve-spotted Skimmer (M)

Male
August 17, 2011
Font Hill Park
Ralph Geuder

Twelve-spotted Skimmer (M)

Male
May 15, 2012
Meadowbrook Park
Bonnie Ott

Twelve-spotted Skimmer (M)

Male
June 9, 2016
David Force WMA
Linda Hunt

Twelve-spotted Skimmer (M)

Female
June 2, 2012
Mount Pleasant
Bonnie Ott

Twelve-spotted Skimmer (M)

Female
June 27, 5002
River Hill H.S.
June Tveekrem