Skimmer Dragonfly Larva
Location: Calgary, AB
Date: Aug. 21, 2005
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Skimmer Dragonfly Larva -  Note the patchy covering of algae on its back.

Common Name:  Skimmer Dragonfly Larva

Latin Name:  Family Libellulidae
                        (R. Bercha, det.)

Length:  up to 21 mm

Range: Throughout Alberta

Habitat:  Ponds and Lakes

Time of year seen:  Summer

Diet: Aquatic life



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