Species: Libellula depressa Linnaeus, 1758


Nomenclature
Scientific name Libellula depressa Linnaeus, 1758
   
English name broad bodied chaser
French name libellule déprimée
Dutch name platbuik
German name Plattbauch

Illustrations

You can always check for pictures on the Dutch website Nederlands Soortenregister.

You can always check for pictures on observations.be.

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Protection status and Red List
Flanders
protected: 22.09.1980
Flanders
red list: No threat
Wallonia
red list: Near threatened
Belgium
red list: No threat

Distribution
Flanders indigenous (1a)
Brussels indigenous (1a)
Wallonia indigenous (1a)
Habitat freshwater / terrestrial
Reference De Knijf et al. 2006. De Libellen van België - verspreiding, evolutie, habitats
Expert Geert De Knijf

Observations
Recent sightings on observations.be