Filigree Skimmer

Pseudoleon superbus

Pseudoleon superbus Filigree Skimmer image © by Michael Plagens

Photo taken 5 May 2019 along Sycamore Creek, about 20 miles northeast of Fountain Hills, 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.

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Copyright Michael J. Plagens, page created 8 Oct. 2005,
updated 6 Feb. 2021.