This powdery blue dragonfly is found in marshy habitats near slow flowing streams. The costa (leading edge of the wing) and pterostigma are yellowish. Mid May to end September.
Male at Hérépian - 2nd August 2005
Close up of face and wings of male, Somail plateau (34) - July 2006
Male, New Forest, UK, 2002
02/08/2005 Single male seen basking in the sun on the old railway walk above St Raphael, nr. Hérépian, Hérault (34)
20/07/2006 Several males (3-10) in the marshy area at Lac de Bourdelet, Riols (34).
20/07/2006 10-30 males and 2 females seen on a drainage ditch on acid pasture on the Somail plaeau between Faisse sur Agout and Lac de Vesoles (34).
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