This vividly colored, lavender dragonfly is known as a Roseate Skimmer. It was observed and photographed in far southeast Dallas County near Wolf Springs Road and India Road.

Observation Details

County Dallas
City Unincorporated
Date Aug 18, 2012
Time of Day Afternoon
Temperature Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C)
Weather Overcast
Habitat Agricultural-Pasture
Type of Behavior Stationary
Gender Male
Maturity Adult
Observer Chris Jackson
Main Article Roseate Skimmer Observation Location