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Black Darter

Photograph by: 
Peter Orchard

A dragonfly of the Dorset heath favouring acidic boggy waters. It can be seen flying from July through until October.


Common Name Black Darter
Scientific Name Sympetrum danae
Species Group Dragonflies
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