Widow 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.


Widow Skimmer
Libellula luctuosa
1.7-2.0" L-May — E-Oct
Common.
Habitat: Ponds, small lakes, marshes. Forages in fields/open habitat. Perches obliquely on stems.
Widow Skimmer (M)

Male
July 31, 2012
Font Hill Park
Bonnie Ott

Widow Skimmer (M)

Male
October 1, 2012
Waterford Farm
Bonnie Ott

Widow Skimmer (M)

Male
May 29, 2012
Waverly Pond
Russ Ruffing

Widow Skimmer (M)

Male
June 7, 2012
Lake Elkhorn
Allen Lewis

Widow Skimmer (immature male)

Male (immature)
May 25, 2012
Patuxent Branch Trail
Annette Allor

Widow Skimmer (immature male)

Male (immature)
June 18, 2016
Henryton, PVSP
Richard Orr

Widow Skimmer (F)

Female
May 30, 2014
Murray Hill
Linda Hunt

Widow Skimmer (F)

Female
July 8, 2013
High Ridge Park
Linda Hunt

Widow Skimmer (F)

Female
July 4, 2005
Font Hill Park
ZoAnn Lapinsky