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Common Bluetail (male)  Geotagged,Ischnura senegalensis,South Africa,damselflies,southafrica Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Clear shot ! Good one!! Posted 5 years ago

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''Ischnura senegalensis'', also known variously as common bluetail, marsh bluetail, ubiquitous bluetail, African bluetail, and Senegal golden dartlet, is a widespread damselfly of the family Coenagrionidae.

It is native from Africa, through the Middle East, to southern and eastern Asia. The species is found in slow-stagnant or leisurely flowing water bodies and tolerates both disturbances, salt and pollution but is absent from intact forest areas.

Similar species: Dragonflies And Damselflies
Species identified by Claire Hamilton
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By Claire Hamilton

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Uploaded Feb 5, 2014. Captured Feb 3, 2014 18:12 in N2, South Africa.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/8.0
  • 1/256s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm