Dragonflies and Damselflies

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Dragonflies and Damselflies,,,,
Species,Latin Name,Family,Status,Flight Period
,,Sub-order: Anisoptera,,
Four-spotted Chaser,Libellula quadrimaculata,Libellulidae,Resident,April-September
Broad-bodied Chaser,Libellula depressa,Libellulidae,Resident,April-September
Four-spotted Chaser,Libellula quadrimaculata,Libellulidae,Resident,April-September
Black-tailed Skimmer,Orthetrum cancellatum,Libellulidae,Resident,April-September
Common Darter,Sympetrum striolatum,Libellulidae,Resident,May – September
Black Darter,Sympetrum danae,Libellulidae,Resident,June – October
Ruddy Darter ,Sympetrum sanguineum,Libellulidae,Resident,June – October
Southern Hawker,Aeshna cyanea,Aeshnidae,Resident,July-October
Migrant Hawker,Aeshna mixta,Aeshnidae,Resident / Migrant,July-November
Common Hawker,Aeshna juncea,Aeshnidae,Resident,July – October
Emperor ,Anax imperator,Aeshnidae,Resident,May-September
Common Club-tail,Gomphus vulgatissimus,Gomphidae,Resident,April-June
,,Sub-order: Zygoptera,,
Banded Demoiselle,Calopteryx splendens,Calopterygidae,Resident,May-August
Beautiful Demoiselle,Calopteryx virgo,Calopterygidae,Resident,May-August
White Legged Damselfly,Platycnemis pennipes,Platycnemididae,Resident,May-August
Azure Damselfly,Coenagrion puella,Coenagrionidae,Resident,April-August
Common Blue Damselfly,Enallagma cyathigerum,Coenagrionidae,Resident,April-September
Blue-tailed Damselfly,Ischnura elegans,Coenagrionidae,Resident,April-September
Large Red Damselfly,Pyrrhosoma nymphula ,Coenagrionidae,Resident,April-August
Emerald Damselfly,Lestes sponsa,Lestidae,Resident,May-October
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For more information see;
http://www.british-dragonflies.org.uk
http://www.wildlifetrusts.org

Photo by Ian Barrie