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Dragonfly

Observed: 18th July 2013 By: TroglodyteTroglodyte’s reputation in InvertebratesTroglodyte’s reputation in InvertebratesTroglodyte’s reputation in InvertebratesTroglodyte’s reputation in Invertebrates
Dragonfly
Dragonfly
Description:

Large multi-coloured dragonfly. Two broad yellow oval stripes on the brown upper thorax. Large yellow triangle on top of the 2nd abdominal segment and undivided blue stripes on segments nine and 10. Possibly an immature male?
Thanks to Chris Brooks website for ID guidance. Hopefully I may have it correct this time
http://www.dragonfly-images.co.uk/#/southern-hawker/4532447795

Identifications
Species interactions

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ID comment

Those bars on segments 9 and 10 are diagnostic, no other UK dragonfly has them.

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Thanks

Thanks Chris. I am learning, but very slowly