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We found this dragonfly in the water and saved it. My son had it on his hand during the wings dried in the sun.


Europe and Northwest Africa. Nearby slow moving rivers and lakes.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Yellow-legged Dragonfly, Asiatische Keiljungfer
Gomphus flavipes Asiatische Keiljungfer – Wikipedia

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Saarbrigger 11 years ago

Thanks Taka. I think you are right. Now I have to find the rigth member of the family. Maybe there is a specialist outside at projectNOAH.

taka.ita 11 years ago

This not an Aeshna species, but a member of another family: Gomphidae (easy to see because they have their eyes separated). I do not know much about this dragonfly family, can not help you with further ID.

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Göd, Közép-Magyarország, Hungary

Spotted on Jun 12, 2011
Submitted on Jun 13, 2011

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