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Medium sized dragonfly in Normandy

Observed: 29th July 2012 By: godfather99godfather99’s reputation in Invertebrates
P7290715
Description:

About 5-6 cm in length,

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Black pterostigma??

Shouldn't the pterostigma be reddish for sanguineum?

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Pterostigma

The pterostigma can be red in quite a few species of Sympetrum, including sanguineum. It doesn't have to be red in sanguineum though - and in most cases it won't be.