Aeshna cyanea Aeshnidae Southern Hawker

male larva Irish distribution

Aeshna cyanea

Vagrant. The only Irish record involved a female found dead in Cork City in October 1988 coincident with a fall of Saharan dust. The Southern Hawker is found in small pools and lakes including garden ponds. It is found throughout England and Wales and in a few localities in the north and west Scotland. In Britain it flies from early July to early October.


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Nelson, B., Thompson, R. & Morrow, C., 2000 (May 2). [In] DragonflyIreland http://www.ulstermuseum.org.uk/dragonflyireland/


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