A very active red-bodied (♂), southern Sympetrum with, apparently, an unusual life cycle: rapid egg development producing two generations a year.
- yellow pterostigma outlined in black along leading and trailing edges
- larger/prominent wing veins red (mature ♂)/yellow (♀)
- ♂ – red frons
- underside of eyes, blue-ish
- yellow patch at base of hind-wings
|male||immature male||female||pair in tandem|