Named after its hairy thorax; the earliest emerging mosaic hawker in my neck of the woods (May/June), which can help distinguish it from other lookalikes. Rarely seen settled, I know other Odonata fans that are still waiting, so I count myself very fortunate to have been able to snag some of these shots.
- Oval-shaped pairs of dots down the abdominal segments except …
- … single central coloured dot on S1
- Long, narrow, brown pterostigma
- Yellow costa
- Very long anal appendages
- ♂ pale blue abdominal markings
- ♀ pale green abdominal markings