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Dragonfly (added via Android)

Observed: 4th October 2012 By: hobby69hobby69’s reputation in Invertebrateshobby69’s reputation in Invertebrates
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dragonfly looking to be laying eggs under leaves

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The wide stripes on top of the thorax, the side thoracic pattern and the dark leading edge to the wings (costa) indicate the Southern Hawker. In your area you are also likely to encounter the Common Hawker which by contrast has narrow stripes on the thorax and yellowish costa.