Wild Florida Photo - Family: Libellulidae - Skimmers




Brachymesia gravida
Four-spotted Pennant
side view, perched on stick

Members of the Libellulidae family at Wild Florida Photo:
Brachymesia - tropical pennants

1 species of Brachymesia at Wild Florida Photo

Brachymesia gravida
Four-spotted Pennant
view of top side of wings from behind

Celithemis - pennants

3 species of Celithemis at Wild Florida Photo

Celithemis eponina
Halloween Pennant
adult male perched on twig

Erythemis - pondhawks

1 species of Erythemis at Wild Florida Photo

Erythemis simplicicollis
Eastern Pondhawk
male viewed from above and behind

Erythrodiplax - dragonlets

3 species of Erythrodiplax at Wild Florida Photo

Erythrodiplax minuscula
Little Blue Dragonlet
female or immature

Libellula - skimmers, corporals, whitetails

5 species of Libellula at Wild Florida Photo

Libellula vibrans
Great Blue Skimmer
side view

Orthemis - tropical king skimmers

1 species of Orthemis at Wild Florida Photo

Orthemis ferruginea
Roseate Skimmer
male, pink form - close-up angled view

Pachydiplax - blue dashers

1 species of Pachydiplax at Wild Florida Photo

Pachydiplax longipennis
Blue Dasher
juvenile side view

Perithemis - amberwings

1 species of Perithemis at Wild Florida Photo

Perithemis tenera
Eastern Amberwing
side view

Plathemis - whitetails

1 species of Plathemis at Wild Florida Photo

Plathemis lydia
Common Whitetail
male perched on grass-like stem

Tramea - saddlebags

2 species of Tramea at Wild Florida Photo

Tramea carolina
Carolina Saddlebags
perched with raindrops falling

Click on the genus name to see the species of that genus at Wild Florida Photo

Libellulidae is a member of the Suborder Anisoptera - Dragonflies