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Paragomphus genei

Paragomphus genei (Sélys-Longchamps, 1841)

Description:

Paragomphus genei is a species of dragonfly in the family Gomphidae. Dragonfly by small to medium sized (37-50 mm), easily recognized by their green color washed out of the head and thorax and yellowish-brown abdomen. The males have the cerci very long and curved and expansions on the ventrolateral abdominal segments 8 and 9th.

Habitat:

Prefers still waters or weakly current as puddles of water courses seasonal. In Italy it is reported to Sardinia, Sicily and Calabria.

Notes:

The male (4 photos) in the last two pictures, the female.

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ToreCanu
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ToreCanu

SAR, Italy

Spotted on Jul 25, 2012
Submitted on Jul 8, 2015

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