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Broad-bodied Chaser

Observed: 25th May 2009 By: Jeff BlincowJeff Blincow’s reputation in InvertebratesJeff Blincow’s reputation in InvertebratesJeff Blincow’s reputation in Invertebrates
Broad-bodied Chaser 250509
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RoyW's picture

Wrong sex!

The species ID is correct but it's not a female (as stated).
This is actually a photograph of an immature male, which will turn blue as it matures. Compare the shape of the appendages at the tip of the abdomen with the male and female here; http://www.dragonflysoc.org.uk/lidep.html

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Thanks

Thanks for that, well spotted.