Needham's Skimmer (Libellula needhami)


NORTH CAROLINA: Dare Co; Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Cape Point CG - male - June 2019


NORTH CAROLINA: Jones Co; Croatan National Forest, Haywood Landing - male - June 2019


TEXAS: Hidalgo Co; National Butterfly Center - female - May 2019




FLORIDA: Miami-Dade Co; Miami, A.D. Barnes Park - females - March 2019



TEXAS: Uvalde Co; Turkey Creek at FM 1022 - male - June 2018


SOUTH CAROLINA: Dillon Co; Little Pee Dee State Park - male - July 2017



SOUTH CAROLINA: Dillon Co; Little Pee Dee State Park - females - July 2017



TEXAS: Hidalgo Co; Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, maintenence road south of Resaca La Parida Banco - females - July 2014


TEXAS: Travis Co; Austin, Hornsby Bend Environmental Area - immature female - June 2014






FLORIDA: Bay Co; Ecofina Creek Water Management Area, Hobb's Pasture - males - June 2011


TEXAS: Orange Co; Elbow Swamp Rest Area on I-10 - male - June 2011

On June 8, 2010, I found an extremely dense population of these skimmers in Cypress, Texas, and was able to photograph an extensive series of these dragons.

TEXAS: Harris Co; ponds off Frye Rd near Cypress Creek - June 2010









TEXAS: Harris Co; ponds off Frye Rd near Cypress Creek - males - June 2010


TEXAS: Harris Co; ponds off Frye Rd near Cypress Creek - female - June 2010


TEXAS: Harris Co; Cypress, pond on Charolais Drive - male - June 2010


TEXAS: Harris Co; Cypress, pond on Charolais Drive - female - June 2010


TEXAS: Hidalgo Co; Bentsen/Rio Grande Valley State Park, Resaca La Parida Banco - male - May 2010


TEXAS: Hidalgo Co; NABA Butterfly Garden at the Rio Grande - female - May 2010


TEXAS: Hidalgo Co; Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, Resaca La Parida Banco - male - July 2009



TEXAS: Hidalgo Co; Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge - females - July 2009


TEXAS: Chambers Co; I-10/Trinity River Heron Rookery - male - June 2009



LOUISIANA: Calcasieu Parish; I-10 entrance to Louisiana Rest Area - females - June 2009



TEXAS: Hidalgo Co; Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, Resaca La Parida Banco - males - May 2009



MEXICO: Coahuila; Cuatrocienegas Natural Area - males - July 2008



MEXICO: Coahuila; Cuatrocienegas Natural Area - females - July 2008