Spangled Skimmer

Libellula cyanea

Spangled Skimmer (male)

Spangled Skimmer (female)



Spangled Skimmer   (Libellula incesta)




About 2 inches


Breeding habitat:


Ponds with mucky bottoms near forests


Adult habitat:


May be found around ponds or inland a significant distance


Where they may be observed:


Gold Key Lake, Shohola Lake

Interesting facts:


Juvenile males will look like females.  Often found foraging in fields.

Will rest in fields deep in the grass.