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Scarlet Dragonfly

Crocothemis erythraea

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An immature Scarlet Dragonfly (Crocothemis erythraea) in Lake Volvi. The photo is nothing special, but I wanted to share it due to the ID of the dragonfly, which could be easily confused with a mature female scarlet dragonfly. Yet, if you notice below the S2 (in the beginning of the tail) you can notice the male secondary genitalia.



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Thanasis Samaras
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Thanasis Samaras

Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Μακεδονίας - Θράκης, Greece

Lat: 40.66, Long: 23.59

Spotted on Aug 6, 2016
Submitted on Aug 9, 2016

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