Needham's Skimmer

Libellula needhami
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Libellula needhami, commonly known as Needham's skimmer, is a species of dragonfly found in North America. It is characterized by its vibrant blue coloration and transparent wings with dark markings. Needham's skimmer is typically found near freshwater habitats such as ponds, lakes, and slow-moving streams. It is an agile flyer and feeds on a variety of small insects, making it an important predator in its ecosystem.

Needham's Skimmer

Libellula needhami
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Scientific classification

kingdom: Animalia
phylum: Arthropoda
class: Insecta
order: Odonata
family: Libellulidae
genus: Libellula

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