Leucorrhinia pectoralis (Yellow-spotted Whiteface/Large White-faced Darter)

We had to make two trips, both of which suffered from poor weather, to the Réserve Naturelle du Pinail [Pinail Trail] in France before we actually found our quarry. Even then, we saw but one individual but at least we managed to get a shot of it.

Id Notes

  • white frons
  • dark pterostigmas
  • distinctive lemon-yellow spot atop S7
  • ♂ body with reddish-brown and black colouration
  • ♀ body with yellow and black colouration
male

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