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Libellula quadrimaculata (Four-Spotted Skimmer)
Total length = 40mm
The face and the front edge of the forewings of the Four-Spotted Skimmer are amber in color, while the stout body is dull brown with a yellowish line down the sides. The hind wings each have a triangular black spot.
This northern speices frequents bogs, marches, and slow streams. They may appear early, but are abundant in June and July.
Collection of the Illinois State Museum
Photographed by Dr. Everett Cashatt
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