Orthetrum brunneum - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth



Lac Tolerme, 18 August 2014
Orthetrum brunneum Adult

© Robin Howard

Orthetrum brunneum Fonscolombe, 1837

L'Orthétrum brun

Body length: 41-45mm

On the wing from June to mid-September when it can be observed perching on lake-side vegetation and gravel banks in and around the lake.