Vagrant Darter (Sympetrum vulgatum) M

Male. Vienne; Saulge 8/8/12. Relatively uniform brown thorax with pinkish flush to sides - NO thorax 'dimples', cf. Southern Darter (Sympetrum meridionale). Distinctly clubbed deep red abdomen. 'Moustache' visible here along top edge/sides of frons.

Ref: IMG 8343

Vagrant Darter (Sympetrum vulgatum) M
Vagrant Darter (Sympetrum vulgatum) M

Male. Vienne; Saulge 8/8/12. Relatively uniform brown thorax with pinkish flush to sides - NO thorax 'dimples', cf. Southern Darter (Sympetrum meridionale). Distinctly clubbed deep red abdomen. 'Moustache' visible here along top edge/sides of frons.

Ref: IMG 8343