Four-spotted Skimmer
Location: Bow Valley Provincial Park, AB
Date: July 1, 2007
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Common Name:  Four-spotted Skimmer

Latin Name:  Libellula quadrimaculata Linnaeus, 1758
                        (R. Bercha, det.)

Length:  43 mm

Range: Throughout Alberta

Habitat:  Ponds and marshes, prefers acidic waters

Time of year seen:  April - October (Additional Sightings)

Diet: Insects

Other: A common widespread species.


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