Libellula luctuosa


Common Names: Widow skimmer
Category: Insects
Sub-category: Dragonflies

Females and immature males have the same brown wing bands as the mature males, but not the whitish areas. Wings usually have a brown tip. A dorsal view of the abdomen shows a brown band at center with a yellow stripe running along each side.

Most commonly found at lakes and ponds, sometimes at streams, in the summer, but also spring/fall if it is warm enough.

Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.
Additional Information: http://bugguide.net/node/view/586
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