|Libellula depressa (Linneaus, 1758)|
|Platbuik||Broad bodied chaser||L: 39 - 48 mm|
|Relevant Dutch literature (Eng. summary)|
Adult (male), Drouwen,
|Adult (old female), Taarlo, Drenthe, June 8, 2006|
|Adult (young female), Taarlo, Drenthe, May 9, 2007|
|Adult (old female) with pruinose abdomen, June 21, 2009|
Adult (female) with rare totaly pruinose abdomen, Zuid-Laren,
|Adult (young female), Gasteren, Drenthe, June 4 , 2007|
|(just emerged adult), Taarlo, Drenthe, May 11, 2004|
Habitat: Small open pools with less vegetation. Sometimes little streams or cattle drinking pools.
Distribution: Scarce in the coastal provinces. Common at sandy soils.
Flight season: In May and June most abundant. From the end of April to Oktober.
Status: Common in The Netherlands