Where to See
|Latin Name||Erythromma najas|
Found in lakes, gravel pits, canals and slow-flowing rivers.
The males often sit on water lily leaves defending their leaf from other males.
|Status & Distribution|
Locally common in southern England and the Welsh Borders.
Long abdomen but medium-sized caudal lamellae and a small head.
Distinctive nodal notch on the caudal lamellae and three dark bands.