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Slaty skimmer
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Male
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Libellulidae
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Libellula
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L. incesta
Binomial name
Libellula incesta
Hagen, 1861

Libellula incesta, the slaty skimmer, is a dragonfly of the skimmer family, native to eastern United States and southern Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick. Adults are 5.28 cm (2.08 in) long. Mature males are dark blue with black heads. Females and juveniles have brown abdomens with a darker stripe down their backs. Adults fly from June to August.

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