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Ruddy Darter (sympetrum sanguineum)
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Ruddy Darter (sympetrum sanguineum)

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Length 35mm

Both sexes are similar in size and colour to common darter. Male, though, is easily recognised by marked constriction towards front of abdomen. Locally common in S and E England and SE Ireland. Favours ponds, marshes and lakes. Perches with wings depressed slightly.

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