Dragonfly emerging from exuvia

Dragonfly emerging from exuvia

Observation - Dragonfly emerging from exuvia - UK and Ireland. Description: See attached photo of the Dragonfly in the process of emerging from the exuvia and a close up of the

See attached photo of the Dragonfly in the process of emerging from the exuvia and a close up of the exuvia from which it emerged.
Exuvia itself is 40mm from head to the very tip of the rear and was found in a well established still freshwater pond.