Widow Skimmer

Libellula luctuosa

Widow Skimmer (male)


Widow Skimmer (female)


Widow Skimmer   (Libellula luctuosa)




About 1.75 inches


Breeding habitat:


Ponds, lakes, marshes


Adult habitat:


May be found around ponds or inland a significant distance


Where they may be observed:


Most any body of water including Gold Key Lake, Shohola Lake, Lake Lacwac, Loch Lommond, Greeley Lake, Conashaugh Lake


Interesting facts:


Very common throughout Pike County