Urban Species Profile:: Eight-spotted Skimmer

Common Name: Eight-spotted Skimmer Scientific Name:¬†Libellula forensis Family:¬†Libellulidae The Eight-spotted Skimmer is a common urban dragonfly that can be found in many parks, wetlands and other landscapes with water. Their range includes the Pacific Northwest, northern California and east to the Rockies. The Skimmer family is the largest odonate family and also among the dragonflies … Continue reading Urban Species Profile:: Eight-spotted Skimmer