Four Spotted Chaser Dragonfly
The four-spotted chaser dragonfly -seen here in The Western Isles.
Dark Spots on Each Wing
Four-Spotted Chasers can be speedily identified by the clearly visible dark spots on each wing.
Males and females are very similar, with each wing having two dark markings, one in the middle and one toward the wing tip - i.e. 4 spots on each side which is where the name the four spotted chaser comes from. They have a brown thorax and brown eyes.
Dragonflies are really beautiful insects which capture the essence of summer. They act out for you their intricate aerobatics and its a pleasure to watch their behaviour.
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|Inches and cm sizes are approximate|