Damselfly/Dragonfly Fieldmark Details
Libellula flavida (Yellow-sided Skimmer) - female Place mouse over blue text to show highlights
Libellula flavida (Yellow-sided Skimmer)

The eyes are dark brown.

The thorax is dark brown with a white mid dorsal stripe and a yellow mark on the side. The yellow mark has a relatively flat top and a thin line across the middle.

The wings have a brown tint along the leading edge and dark brown tips. The stigmas are yellow becoming dark in older individuals such as the one in this photo.

July 2011 - Idylwild Wildlife Managment Area, MD