Sympetrum depressiusculum (Spotted Darter)

One of several new spots from Provence in southern France, 2011.

ID Notes

  • Pairs of triangular-shaped dark spots along side of somewhat flattened abdomen (both sexes)
  • pale pterostigma
  • all black legs
  • mature ♂ – deep orange-red abdomen
  • ♀ – yellow abdomen

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