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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Genus Anax

Observer

ursomassimo

Date

September 26, 2016 10:25 AM SAST

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-veined Darter Sympetrum fonscolombii

Observer

fabienpiednoir

Date

September 23, 2016 10:52 AM CEST

Description

Did I finally manage to get my first male S. fonscolombii ?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-veined Darter Sympetrum fonscolombii

Observer

fabienpiednoir

Date

September 23, 2016 10:51 AM CEST

Description

Did I finally manage to get my first male S.fonscolombii ?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Damselflies Suborder Zygoptera

Observer

fabienpiednoir

Date

September 23, 2016 10:51 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

What

Darners Family Aeshnidae

Observer

fabienpiednoir

Date

September 23, 2016 10:49 AM CEST

Description

I think the typical mark on the forehead can be guessed on this one...

I first believed it was a knid of Skimmer, but then I saw it actually was Darners...

Though same global color pattern, I think Anax imperator can be exclude based on the side : these oneswere about 80 mm long.

Left Aeshna : based on distribution, global appearance, female color, I think that Æ. cyanea isthe most likely, but I cannot exclude Æ. affina or Æ. mixta...

Is it possible to ID a species with one of thos pictures ?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Darners Family Aeshnidae

Observer

fabienpiednoir

Date

September 23, 2016 10:49 AM CEST

Description

Sorry for the blurr, the only one picture I could get where the female can be glimpsed...

I first believed it was a knid of Skimmer, but then I saw it actually was Darners...

Though same global color pattern, I think Anax imperator can be exclude based on the side : these oneswere about 80 mm long.

Left Aeshna : based on distribution, global appearance, female color, I think that Æ. cyanea isthe most likely, but I cannot exclude Æ. affina or Æ. mixta...

Is it possible to ID a species with one of thos pictures ?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-veined Darter Sympetrum fonscolombii

Observer

fabienpiednoir

Date

September 23, 2016 10:48 AM CEST

Description

Did I finally manage to get my first male S. fonscolombii ?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Darners Family Aeshnidae

Observer

fabienpiednoir

Date

September 23, 2016 10:47 AM CEST

Description

I first believed it was a knid of Skimmer, but then I saw it actually was Darners...

Though same global color pattern, I think Anax imperator can be exclude based on the side : these oneswere about 80 mm long.

Left Aeshna : based on distribution, global appearance, female color, I think that Æ. cyanea isthe most likely, but I cannot exclude Æ. affina or Æ. mixta...

Is it possible to ID a species with one of thos pictures ?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Darners Family Aeshnidae

Observer

fabienpiednoir

Date

September 23, 2016 10:46 AM CEST

Description

I first believed it was a knid of Skimmer, but then I saw it actually was Darners...

Though same global color pattern, I think Anax imperator can be exclude based on the side : these oneswere about 80 mm long.

Left Aeshna : based on distribution, global appearance, female color, I think that Æ. cyanea isthe most likely, but I cannot exclude Æ. affina or Æ. mixta...

Is it possible to ID a species with one of thos pictures ?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Darners Family Aeshnidae

Observer

fabienpiednoir

Date

September 23, 2016 10:42 AM CEST

Description

I first believed it was a knid of Skimmer, but then I saw it actually was Darners...

Though same global color pattern, I think Anax imperator can be exclude based on the side : these oneswere about 80 mm long.

Left Aeshna : based on distribution, global appearance, female color, I think that Æ. cyanea isthe most likely, but I cannot exclude Æ. affina or Æ. mixta...

Is it possible to ID a species with one of thos pictures ?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Darners Family Aeshnidae

Observer

treemountaine

Date

September 25, 2016 06:55 PM SAST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Vivid Dancer Argia vivida

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

September 25, 2016 05:42 PM PDT

Description

Female

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Description from Wikipedia

Odonata is an order of carnivorous insects, encompassing dragonflies (Anisoptera/Epiprocta) and damselflies (Zygoptera). The word dragonfly is also sometimes used to refer to all Odonata, but odonate is a more correct English name for the group as a whole. Odonata enthusiasts avoid ambiguity by using the term true dragonfly, or simply Anisopteran, when referring to just the Anisoptera. The term Warriorfly has also been proposed. Some 5,900 species have been described in this order.

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