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Broad-bodied Chaser

Libellula depressa


The male and female have a broad, flattened abdomen which is brown with yellow patches down the sides. In the male the abdomen develops a blue pruinosity which covers the brown colour. Both fore and hind wings have a dark patch at the base. Both the male and female have broad antehumeral stripes. The average wingspan is approximately 70mm. L. depressa is very distinctive and should not be confused with any other dragonflies in the region. (Wiki)



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Jeannette 12 years ago

Haha :)

bayucca 12 years ago

Nice to meet your nice Chaser!

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Region Nordjylland, Denmark

Spotted on Jun 1, 2008
Submitted on Jan 7, 2012

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