Dragonfly - Golden Ringed 
Taken at Langdale on 17th July 2019 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Taken at Wood Of Cree on 21st July 2012 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode
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Taken at Torr Alvie on 14th July 2011 using Nikon D40X with Nikon 300 mm zoom lens. Fact File

Dragonfly - Golden Ringed.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Cordulegaster boltonii.
Odonata.
Cordulegastridae.

Food:
Habitat:
Body:

Wingspan:
Habitat:
Flies/Found:
Breeding:
Insects such as midges, flies, butterflies and even bumble bees.
Streams, rivers and ponds.
Male:     74 mm.
Female: 84mm.
Up to 100 mm.
Heathland.
May - September.
The female lays the eggs in shallow water. The hairy larvae live at the bottom of the water and are well camouflaged amongst the silt.They emerge after about 2-5 years, and usually under the cover of darkness