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The scarce chaser is a species of dragonfly. The adult male has a bright blue abdomen with patches of black, while the adult female and juvenile male each have a bright orange abdomen. It is about 45 mm in length with an average wingspan of 74 mm. It is distributed throughout Europe. This dragonfly is considered a species of special concern in Great Britain due to loss of its specific ideal habitat.

Similar species: Dragonflies And Damselflies
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded May 21, 2020. Captured in Den Alerdinckweg 2A, 8055 PE Laag Zuthem, Netherlands.