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Scarlet Darter

Crocothemis erythraea

Description:

The adult male Scarlet Dragonfly has a bright red, widened abdomen, and 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

Habitat:

is a common species in southern Europe and north Africa. It is recorded from every country in Africa and occurs across Asia as far as southern China.

Notes:

Other names: Broad Scarlet, Common Scarlet-darter, Scarlet Dragonfly.

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injica
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injica

Pula, Croatia

Spotted on Aug 9, 2013
Submitted on Aug 9, 2013

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