IDENTIFICATION KEY TO MALE DRAGONFLIES

Emerald Dragonflies Hawker Dragonflies Darter,Chaser & Skimmer Dragonflies Black and yellow Dragonflies
Medium-sized metallic green dragonflies with restless flight, usually breed in ponds or lakes with adjacent woodland Large dragonflies with restless, hawking flight, usually with paired markings on the abdomen, mainly restricted to standing water Small to medium-sized dragonflies with darting flight, frequently perch on marginal vegetation, with blue, brown, black, red or yellow abdomen Medium to large dragonflies with black and yellow markings, abdomen with swollen tip, usually breed in rivers

Nelson, B., Thompson, R. & Morrow, C., 2000 (June 29). [In] DragonflyIreland http://www.ulstermuseum.org.uk/dragonflyireland/


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