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Common Darter

Observed: 31st August 2013 By: ben909ben909’s reputation in Invertebrates
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This is a female Common Darter. They nearly always perch with their wings pointing forwards at 45 degrees or so. Hawkers hold their wings out rigidly in a crucifix position.

The light stripes on the legs helps identify this dragonfly.

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Excellent tips. Thank you

Excellent tips. Thank you Chris :) Bookmarked your site for future reference!

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