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Violet Dropwing

Trithemis annulata


These insects are called dropwings because of their habit of immediately lowering their wings after landing on a perch. Males of this species are violet-red with red veins in the wings while females are yellow and brown. Both sexes have red eyes.


Parque Da Cidade, Aldoar, Portugal

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Aldoar, Foz do Douro e Nevogilde, Norte, Portugal

Lat: 41.17, Long: -8.67

Spotted on May 29, 2015
Submitted on Jul 20, 2015

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