Sympetrum meridionale was recorded in The Netherlands only twice. A male was collected in the 19th century and another was photographed in 1994 (not on the map). The nearest populations are in central France. New records may occur with the recent northward expansion of other southern species.
- Nederlandse Vereniging voor Libellenstudie 2002. De Nederlandse libellen (Odonata). Nederlandse Fauna 4: 1-440. Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum Naturalis, KNNV Uitgeverij & European Invertebrate Survey-Nederland, Leiden.