|Common Name:||Dragonfly, Eight-spotted Skimmer|
|Scientific Name:||Libellula forensis|
|Area:||Beaver Creek State Natural Area, Oregon|
|Date:||July 10, 2013|
Eight-spotted Skimmers are one of the most common Dragonfly species in Oregon. They are a robust looking insect with 8 spots on their wings and the outer spots also from a kind of figure eight. The males have a pale blue abdomen and the females have a dark brown to black abdomen with a line of yellow stripes on each side.
Lagoon Loop Trail, Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area - - - July 5, 2015
Waxmytle Trail - Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area - - - August 8, 2015
|Reference:||Dragonflies and Damselflies of Oregon by Kerst & Gordon|