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Red-veined darter (male) I have found the female of this species a few weeks ago (already posted). Then I found this male and all I can say is that I got pretty excited! :-D Europe,Fall,Geotagged,Portugal,Red-veined darter,Sympetrum fonscolombii Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Red-veined darter (male)

I have found the female of this species a few weeks ago (already posted). Then I found this male and all I can say is that I got pretty excited! :-D

    comments (6)

  1. Wow. That's incredible! Posted one month ago
    1. Thank you so much! Posted one month ago
  2. Brilliant Flavio Posted one month ago
    1. Thanks a lot Niel ;-) Posted one month ago
  3. Looks like an X-wing fighter from Star Wars. Red and black are great combos. Posted one month ago
    1. Hehehe, I like that cinematic comparison, but this one is surely not from the dark side :-P Posted one month ago

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The Red-veined darter or Nomad is a dragonfly of the genus ''Sympetrum''. It is a common species in southern Europe and from the 1990s onwards has increasingly been found in northwest Europe, including Britain and Ireland.

Similar species: Dragonflies And Damselflies
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Uploaded Oct 27, 2021. Captured Oct 21, 2021 07:51 in 467R+2F Moncarapacho, Portugal.
  • X-T20
  • f/1.0
  • 1/180s
  • ISO200
  • 100mm