Black Darter (Sympetrum danae)


male Sympetrum danae Photo © David Kitching 2005


female Sympetrum danae Photo David Kitching 2005

map
Distribution map for Black Darter
Large dot = Proven breeding,
Medium dot = Probable breeding,
Small dot = Possible breeding
Open rectangle = Pre 1980 records only
Red dots show tetrads in which species has only been recorded since 1991 or where breeding status has been raised since 1991.

Flight period histogram
Flight period


male Sympetrum danae Photo © David Kitching 2005


female Sympetrum danae in obelisk position to combat overheating Photo © David Kitching 2003


M
ale Black Darter. Photo © Bryan Roberts 2007

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© David Kitching 2016

Last update 2.1.2016