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Ruddy Darter

Sympetrum sanguineum


One of the smaller dragonflies, a bit shy of 4cm in length; and around 6 in wingspan. Bright red body, with some black markings on abdomen; legs are all black, wings wing dark nerves and brown pterostigma.


Found on edges of stagnating water; on edges of a lake in bogs of Jura.

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Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Aug 18, 2019
Submitted on Aug 22, 2019

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