Emperor Dragonfly (Anax imperator)


Male Anax imperator Photo David Kitching 2006


Female Anax imperator Photo David Kitching 2004

map
Distribution map for Emperor Dragonfly
Large dot = Proven breeding,
Medium dot = Probable breeding,
Small dot = Possible breeding
Open rectangle = Pre 1980 records only
Red dots show tetrads in which species has only been recorded since 1991 or where breeding status has been raised since 1991.

Flight period histogram
Flight period


female Anax imperator ovipositing Photo David Kitching 2005


Male Anax imperator Photo © David Kitching 2006


M
ale Anax imperator Photo © David Kitching 2006


A well camouflaged female Anax imperator. Photo © David Kitching 2007

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Last update 2.1.2014