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Filigree Skimmer

Pseudoleon superbus


image © by Michael Plagens

Photo taken 22 Sept. 2005 along Cave Creek, about 7 miles east of Cave Creek, Maricopa Co., Arizona.

Libellulidae - Skimmer Dragonfly Family

Habitat: the immature form uses sediments in rocky pools of temporary streams
Behavior: Perches on rocks near breading habitat
RANGE: Reported from Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. Doubtless in Mexico as well.
Male: The male's wings are more extensively black than the female's illustrated here.

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