Sympetrum vulgatum - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth



Lac Tolerme, 18 August 2014
Sympetrum vulgatum Adult

© Robin Howard

Sympetrum vulgatum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Vagrant Sympetrum
Le Sympétrum commun

Body length: 38-44mm

A long flight period from late June to the beginning of November. It has ben recorded at Lac Tolerme but is a far from common species. It has been photographed well away from the lake perching on vegetation and branches of shrubs.