this was found out of water in Cornwall
No interactions present.
does anyone know what this is ? my guess is that it is some sort of dragonfly...
jamie benton jones
Can we be certain that this is M. violaceus and not M. proscarabeus? I'm not very familiar with these species but I'm not sure there's enough detail in the photo to be certain.
Entomologist and biological recorder
I think there is just enough detail of the pronotum to suggest an emarginate posterior border.
Hampshire Dragonfly recorder
Hampshire & IOW Wildlfe Trust
Lat/Lng: 50.2, -4.6
OS grid ref: SX145365