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Broad-bodied Chaser / Darter

Libellula depressa

Description:

Males: bright blue with yellow down their sides. All four wings have a black mark at the base.

Habitat:

One of the most common dragonflies in Europe. Can be seen in summer around ponds and lakes, and even in gardens.

Notes:

It lives up to its name: its flattened body gives it a fat, broad look. Flight period: April - August

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Stephen Wain
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Stephen Wain

South Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Jun 6, 2018
Submitted on Jun 6, 2018

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