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Great Blue Skimmer

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The Great Blue Skimmer is a dragonfly of the skimmer family.
With a total length of 50 to 63 mm, it is one of the largest skimmers. The immature forms of the skimmer are brown in faecal matter and mature forms are blue hued.
Look for it near lakes, ponds, and slow streams in the eastern United States and rarely in southern Ontario.

Similar species: Dragonflies And Damselflies
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded May 24, 2014. Captured May 24, 2013 09:20.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/2.8
  • 1/320s
  • ISO100
  • 175mm