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Black-tailed skimmer

Orthetrum cancellatum

Description:

The adult male has a blue abdomen with a black tip and transparent wings, and the female has a yellow (later: brown) body with black bands along the abdomen and transparent wings. Even the immature males look that way.

Notes:

female

1 Species ID Suggestions

Alex C.
Alex C. 6 years ago
Black-tailed skimmer
Orthetrum cancellatum Black-tailed skimmer


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2 Comments

Lavi
Lavi 6 years ago

Yes it is, very pretty...thank you Aubergine A for the ID!

Alex C.
Alex C. 6 years ago

A pretty girl, this one :)

Lavi
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Lavi

Zagreb, Croatia

Spotted on Jul 11, 2015
Submitted on Jul 25, 2015

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