099. Blue-eyed Goldenring – Cordulegaster insignis – European Dragonfly photo
This Blue-eyed Goldenring ( Cordulegaster insignis ) was photographed in Western Turkey near the small mountain stream shown below after a very strenuous hike.
KEY I/D FEATURES
Although this is the only Goldenring – Cordulegaster species to be found mainly with blue eyes in some parts of Turkey green-eyed forms can occur. Another useful identification feature is the yellow occipital triangle between the back of the eyes.