Leucorrhinia albifrons – Sirolampikorento – oostelijke witsnuitlibel

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Relatively rare and unpredictable species that can be present in some summers and absent in others. Adults have been observed in Liesjärvi and Heinalampi.

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Difficult to distinguish from L. caudalis, but L. albifrons has white spots on the edges of its lip. Also, the last 6 abdominal segements are black, as well as the pterostigma.

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In the Liesjärvi area adults often rest on Ulpukka (Nuphar lutea), but also sometimes on sandy gravel roads.

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I have been searching for larval exuviae, but so far I found only one exuvia in Suurensuolampi. Larvae overwinter twice.

Sites with excuvia of L. albifrons