A Raasay Nymph

Richard Moore sent me this picture from beside Loch Eadar ad Bhaile, Raasay.

Nymph

Whilst obviously a dragonfly nymph, the question is which one?  Jonathan Willet and Barbara Macritchie are agreed that it is the gravel-encrusted larva of Cordulegaster boltonii (Golden-ringed Dragonfly).

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