welcome note

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VC41 Glamorgan List

Zygoptera (Damselflies)
Beautiful Demoiselle (Calopteryx virgo)
Banded Demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens)
Common Winter Damselfly/Brown Emerald (Sympecma fusca)
Emerald Damselfly (Lestes sponsa)
White-legged Damselfly (Platycnemis pennipes)
Large Red Damselfly (Pyrrhosoma nymphula)
Blue-tailed Damselfly (Ischnura elegans)
Scarce Blue-tailed Damselfly (Ischnura pumilio)
Common Blue Damselfly (Enallagma cyathigerum)
Southern Damselfly (Coenagrion mercuriale)
Variable Damselfly (Coenagrion pulchellum)
Azure Damselfly (Coenagrion puella)
Red-eyed Damselfly (Erythromma najas)
Small Red Damselfly (Ceriagrion tenellum)

Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Hairy Dragonfly (Brachytron pratense)
Common Hawker (Aeshna juncea)
Brown Hawker (Aeshna grandis)
Southern Hawker (Aeshna cyanea)
Migrant Hawker (Aeshna mixta)
Emperor Dragonfly (Anax imperator)
Lesser Emperor Dragonfly (Anax parthenope)
Vagrant Emperor  (Hemianx ephippiger)
Golden-ringed Dragonfly (Cordulegaster boltonii)
Downy Emerald (Cordulia aenea)
Broad-bodied Chaser (Libellula depressa)
Four-spotted Chaser (Libellula quadrimaculata)
Keeled Skimmer (Orthetrum coerulescens)
Black-tailed Skimmer (Orthetrum cancellatum)
Common Darter (Sympetrum striolatum)
Red-veined Darter (Sympetrum fonscolombii)
Yellow-winged Darter (Sympetrum flaveolum)
Ruddy Darter (Sympetrum sanguineum)
Black Darter (Sympetrum danae)