|Common Name:||Dragonfly, Widow Skimmer|
|Scientific Name:||Libellula luctuosa|
|Area:||Staats Lake - Keizer, Oregon|
|Date:||August 7, 2016|
The specific name of this Skimmer is thought to have come from the distinct black wing pattern that resembles a black cloak that would be worn by a widow.
|Reference:||Dragonflies and Damselflies of Oregon by Kerst & Gordon||