Libellula quadrimaculata | Four-spotted Chaser | Ruagaire Ceathairbhallach
Dark basis to hind wings
Spots on nodes of wings
Females and Males are similar in appearance
Adults perch frequently and are restless, aggressive and very territorial. Often accompanied by sound of clashing wings.
One of Ireland's most common dragonflies. Particularly abundant on sheltered lowland lakes and ponds
May to August
Common and widespread
Records submitted to Data Centre in 2019
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