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Black-tailed Skimmer Orthetrum cancellatum
Identification: No black patches at the base of the wing. Males have a long, pale blue abdomen with a black tip. Females are black and yellow with two black stripes along the upper side of the abdomen.
Information: Distribution: southern Britain. June/July.
Similar species: Scarce Chaser, Broad-bodied Chaser, Keeled Skimmer.