Where to See
|Latin Name||Libellula quadrimaculata|
Found at the margins of shallow ponds and lakes which have good emergent vegetation and some open water.
|Status & Distribution|
Common throughout the British Isles.
Could be confused with other Chaser Dragonflies but can be distinguished by its dark wing spots.
Skimmers and Chasers have a squat, spider-like body-shape, a square back to the head, and small eyes.
Mask jaws have weak serrations.
Eyes point out to the side of the head.
No dorsal spine on segment 9.