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 CHOG Odonata Photographic Archive

Keeled Skimmer

  • Length about 45 mm
  • Wingspan about 60 mm
  • Distinguished from Black-tailed Skimmer by the thin dark line (“keel”) down the centre of the abdomen (none in Black-tailed), the orange wing spots (black in Black-tailed), and the only partial blackish tip to the abdomen (black on last three segments in Black-tailed)

Long Pond – August 2023 Peter Boardman

Nursery Pond – June 2022 Peter Boardman

Thought to be the first record for The Harbour – July 2021 Peter Boardman


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