And then I found a Small Pincertail. Note the different type of tail appendages.
To escape the heat of town I popped out the road to Alarcos by the river specifically to see what odontate action I might find…and there was plenty. Take the gorgoeus female Red-veined Darter, isn´t she just a beautiful compliment to the male of the previous entry?
Red-Veined Darter – female (Sympetrum fonscolombii), a photo by Mike at Sea on Flickr.
And of course there were Emperors and Bluets about. I think the following is an Emperor and will update accordingly. They were about but this one is a bit pale and the frons doesn´t look right for one.