Where to See
|Latin Name||Libellula depressa|
Usually found at ponds and small lakes.
May be the first to colonise new ponds.
|Status & Distribution|
Widespread and common throughout southern England and Wales.
Its broad appearance separates it from the other Chaser and Skimmer Dragonflies.
Skimmers and Chasers have a squat, spider-like body-shape, a square back to the head and small eyes.
Mask jaws more deeply serrated than in other similar Chaser and Skimmer species.
Eyes point upwards.