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Blue basker – LEPIDOPTERA LIBANOTICA

Blue basker

Urothemis edwardwsii

A small dark, plum blue dragonfly with a body length of 30-40 mm and a hindwing length of 25-30 mm. This dragonfly lives near pools, lakes, floodplains, as well as slow-flowing streams and rivers in semi-desert. This species flies throughout the year, spending much of its time perched on the water’s edge.

Photographs

Attribution: Charles J Sharp (Wikipedia Creative Commons)

Attribution: JP Labuschagne (Wikipedia Creative Commons)

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