Black and Blue Widow Skimmer Dragonfly

Click image to view full size

Black and Blue Widow Skimmer Dragonfly

A black and blue Widow Skimmer dragonfly. This is most likely a male due to the white mid-wing stripe. Their body is a steely blue with prominent black basal bands.

Widow Skimmers belong to the King Skimmer group of dragonflies.

Insect photograph taken in Chardon, Ohio.

Comments

Add a comment
  • cass on 2013-Aug-21 20:40:05 cass said

    Had one land on me today so pretty

Share Photo

Popular tags

  • 221 photos are tagged with 2009
  • 221 photos are tagged with April
  • 69 photos are tagged with birds
  • 64 photos are tagged with black
  • 310 photos are tagged with boise
  • 73 photos are tagged with cars
  • 41 photos are tagged with Cleveland
  • 73 photos are tagged with drag racing
  • 121 photos are tagged with flower
  • 73 photos are tagged with gassers
  • 34 photos are tagged with green
  • 434 photos are tagged with idaho
  • 187 photos are tagged with insect
  • 46 photos are tagged with macro
  • 221 photos are tagged with march
  • 283 photos are tagged with Ohio
  • 70 photos are tagged with orange
  • 46 photos are tagged with pink
  • 221 photos are tagged with protest
  • 55 photos are tagged with purple
  • 221 photos are tagged with rally
  • 55 photos are tagged with red
  • 221 photos are tagged with revolution
  • 88 photos are tagged with rose
  • 77 photos are tagged with roses
  • 221 photos are tagged with signs
  • 221 photos are tagged with Tea Party
  • 73 photos are tagged with Thompson Speedway
  • 74 photos are tagged with white
  • 161 photos are tagged with yellow

Photo info

View more information