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Common Darter

Photograph by: 
Peter Orchard

The most common of the darter species here in Dorset, it is also probably the most common species of dragonfly.


Common Name Common Darter
Scientific Name Sympetrum striolatum
Species Group Dragonflies
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The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Notebook Sites List Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Recent Records Guidance Notes

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