Eight-spotted Skimmer, Libellula forensis, in Apache Co.: New early flying date for species in Arizona

June 3, 2018

Until now there was no Arizona record of Eight-spotted Skimmer until 11 June (2004; R. Bailowitz, pers. comm.). Extending the flight season of the species by more than one week, a single male, shown below, was found on 3 June 2018 along the Little Colorado River in Apache County.

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    Eight-spotted Skimmer, Male, Little Colorado River, Apache, 3 June 2018
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