Taxonomy

Sympetrum sanguineum | Ruddy Darter | Sciobaire Cosdubh

Distribution

Status

Native status

Native

Species Biology

Identification

length: 34mm

Legs black

Males have a blood_red waisted abdomen

Females have an unwaisted golden-yellow abdomen

Habitat

Fens, cutover bogs and small lakes including turloughs

Flight period

June to September

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Irish distribution

Widespread and common

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2019

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