White-faced darter

(Leucorrhinia dubia)

Description

The abdomen is 21–27 mm long and the hindwing is 23–28 mm long.Mature males have a black body with red and orange markings on the abdomen and thorax which become darker with age.Young males and females have pale yellow markings.All have a conspicuous white frons at the front of the head.The wings have a brown patch at the base.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Insecta
Order:Odonata
Family:Libellulidae
Genus:Leucorrhinia
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