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Dragonfly

Observed: 24th July 2011 By: cindymecindyme’s reputation in Invertebrates
quarry dragonfly laying eggs quarry 2011
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This is a female ovipositing or egg laying.

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This is without doubt a female Emperor Dragonfly. The apple green eyes and thorax and the brown stripe running down the length of the abdomen are good indicators. The Common Hawker female would have yellow / green spots along the abdomen.