Neon skimmer

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Neon skimmer
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Suborder: Anisoptera
Family: Libellulidae
Genus: Libellula
Species: L. croceipennis
Binomial name
Libellula croceipennis
(Selys, 1868) [1]

The neon skimmer (Libellula croceipennis) is a dragonfly of the skimmer family. It can be found near ponds, lakes and slow moving streams in the southwest United States, Central America, and northern South America.[2]


  1. ^ "Libellula croceipennis". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. 
  2. ^ Abbott, John C. (2005). Dragonflies and Damselflies of Texas and the South-Central United States. Princeton University Press. pp. 269–270. ISBN 0-691-11364-5. 

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