Yellow-winged Darter Sympetrum flaveolum

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Length

34mm, Wings 55mm

Male

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Thorax reddish-brown, and abdomen orange-red. Yellow suffusion to basal half of wings and veins.

Females

Thorax and abdomen yellow-brown. Yellow suffusion to basal half of wings and veins less extensive than males.

Gallery

Yellow-winged Darter Gallery

Habitat

Vagrant from Europe, marshy pools, lakes and ditches.

Flight Period

June – September.

Locations

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