Aeshnidae

Brachytron pratense (Müller, 1764)
Glassnijder Hairy Dragonfly L: 54 - 63 mm 
     
Relevant Dutch literature (Eng. summary)    

Adult (male), De Weerribben, Overijssel, May 20, 2007
Glassnijder man

Adult (male), De Weerribben, Overijssel, May 14, 2005

Glassnijder vrouw

Adult (female), Woldlakebos, Overijssel, May 5, 2006

Glassnijder man

Young adult (male), Woldlakebos, Overijssel, May 5, 2006

Glassnijder man kop Young adult (male), Woldlakebos, Overijssel, May 5, 2006
Glassnijder man Adult (male), Taarlo, Drenthe, May 15, 2007
Glassnijder man uitgeslopen Young adult (male) , Woldlakebos, Overijssel, May 23, 2005
Glassnijder huidje Larval skin, Woldlakebos, Overijssel, May 1, 2005

Habitat: Abundant in fenlands but also on mesothrophic lakes and in the dunes.


Distribution:  In Fenlandareas like de Vechtstreek and North West Overijssel most abundant

Flight season: Earliest Anisoptera with highest numbers in May and June


Status: Common species after a period of decline now stable


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