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Libellula luctuosa (Widow Skimmer)
Total length = 47mm
male

The Widow Skimmer is distinctive with large black areas on the wings, as well as white patches. The body is smudged with a chalky light blue.

This species lives around ponds, lakes, and marshes.

Collection of the Illinois State Museum
Photographed by Dr. Everett Cashatt

<b>Libellula luctuosa</b>  (Widow Skimmer)

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