The mature male Scarce Chaser possesses pale blue pruinescence on the abdomen. Its eyes are blue. However, prior to maturation the male and female look very similar and are highly distinctive
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|Common Name||Scientific Name||Description|
|Acleris notana||Acleris notana||
This is a variable species that is similar to A. ferrugana and separating the two is difficult.... more
|Black-tailed Skimmer||Orthetrum cancellatum||
Females and immatures are pale, yellowish brown with two bold lines running along the length of... more
|Cloaked Minor||Mesoligia furuncula||
The moth varies considerably, from pale cream to dark brown with diverse markings, often with a... more
|Mint Leaf Beetle||Chrysolina menthastri||
The Mint Leaf Beetle has a very shiny bronzy-green appearance, on a rounded bead-like body.
Bluebottles have a shiny blue body with reddish eyes and jowls.