Neon Skimmers Locked in an Embrace

July 19, 2015

Dragonflies have been around for a very long time – approximately 300 million years! As they evolved, this copulatory position emerged to accommodate the placement of their sexual organs.  Looks as though the GNG pond will be expecting Neon Skimmer nymphs very soon!

Mating Neon Skimmer - Libellula croceipennis - male is above, female below.
Mating Neon Skimmer – Libellula croceipennis – male is above, female below.

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