Common Darter Dragonfly Sympetrum striolatum, Anisoptera, Odonata

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Common Darter Dragonfly Sympetrum striolatum, Anisoptera, Odonata
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The Common Darter, Sympetrum striolatum, is a dragonfly of the family Libellulidae native to Eurasia. It is one of the most common dragonflies in Europe, occurring in a wide variety of water bodies, though with a preference for breeding in still water such as ponds and lakes. Adults are on the wing from June until November - occasionally into December.