Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)

Order: Odonata (oh-do-NAY-ta) (Info)
Family: Libellulidae
Genus: Libellula
Species: luctuosa

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Barling, Arkansas
Park Forest, Illinois
Paoli, Indiana
Panora, Iowa
Linthicum Heights, Maryland
Lincoln, Nebraska
Hobbs, New Mexico
Raleigh, North Carolina
Glouster, Ohio
Copperas Cove, Texas
Houston, Texas
Keller, Texas
Hatton, Washington
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Members' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 24, 2006, okus from (Zone 8b) wrote:

Hunts for other small insects - like mosquitos from a perch on top of a stick or twig. The male is the blue one.