Dot-tailed Whiteface (female) – 5/31/20

Observer: Josh Simons

Observation Date: 5/31/20

Observation Time: 2:00 p.m.

Observation Location: Moose Hill area

Common Name: Dot-tailed Whiteface dragonfly (female)

Scientific Name: Leucorrhinia intacta

Comments: The Dot-tailed Whiteface dragonfly (Leucorrhina intacta) is a member of the Skimmer family, Libellulidae. There are over a thousand species in this brightly-colored family gracing the skies worldwide. A tenth of those are native to North America, making Skimmers the largest American dragonfly family.

More Information: Greg Lasley Nature Photography and U. of Milwaukee