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Scarlet Dragonfly; Libélula Escarlata

Crocothemis erythraea


Female. The adult male scarlet dragonfly has a bright scarlet red, widened abdomen, with small amber patches at the bases of the hindwings. Females and immatures are yellow-brown and have a conspicuous pale stripe along the top of the thorax.


Sandy dunes close to the sea


Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/400 sec.; f/10; ISO Speed Rating: 800. Exposure Bias: 0 EV. Focal Length: 300.0 mm. No flash fired

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arlanda 4 years ago

Right Hema. She's a happy girl!

Hema 4 years ago

it really looks like it is smiling!

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Lat: 43.55, Long: -7.00

Spotted on Aug 28, 2015
Submitted on Nov 30, 2015

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