Overall length : 29-34mm. Hindwing : 22-27mm
Flight period : Mid June- october
Status : Very localised down south and more common in the uplands of the north Comments : This is our smallest dragonfly. It is also one of our later summer species which prefers moorland bogs. A good way to tell if its a Black Darter is the legs are black. There is quite a vaiation in the colouring Between teneral males and can be confused with females.