Taxonomy

Aeshna juncea | Common Hawker | Seabhcaí an Phortaigh

Distribution

Status

Native status

Native

Species Biology

Identification

Length: 74mm.

Yellow costa in both sexes.

Males and females have different coloured bodies.

behaviour:

Fast and powerful fliers. This species is wary and consequently difficult to approach.

Habitat

Small pools especially in bogs and fens. can be found from sea level to over 500m.

Flight period

Mid June to October

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Irish distribution

Common and widespread.

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2018

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