Libellulidae

Leucorrhinia albifrons (Burmeister, 1839)
Oostelijke witsnuitlibel Dark Whiteface L: 33 - 39 mm
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Relevant Dutch Literature (Eng. Summary):  

Oostelijke witsnuitlibel man Adult (male), Liesjärvi, Finland, August 7, 2009.  

Adult (male), Oldeberkoop, Friesland, The Netherlands, May 2007.  

Oostelijke witsnuitlibel man Adult (male), Liesjärvi, Finland, August 6, 2009.  

Young (male), Oldeberkoop, Friesland, The Netherlands, May 2007.

Mating, Oldeberkoop, Friesland, The Netherlands, May/June 2007.

Habitat: Marshy borders to bogs, fenlands marschy ditches and forest lakes.


Distribution: One little population is discovered in 2005 in Friesland (north of the country). In 2006 the numbers were lower than the year before.

Flight Season: Frome June to mid of August.


Status: Species has probably always been rare. Critical at Red List. In 1994 a last record of one male in Friesland. In 2005 rediscovered.


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