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Scarlet dragonfly male - Crocothemis erythraea <figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/22036/old_female_broad_scarlet_darter_dragonfly.html" title="Old Female Broad Scarlet Darter Dragonfly"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/1332/22036_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1629331210&Signature=n%2B5Oqjf5%2FOqMMk3pSvdYQ4vRotg%3D" width="200" height="134" alt="Old Female Broad Scarlet Darter Dragonfly Broad Scarlet Darter - Crocothemis erythraea<br />
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    comments (5)

  1. Awesome combination of both the vibrant darter and the flower! Ultimate summer shot. Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thanks Ferdy, obviously the dragonfly has a sense of colour combinations -:)
      Posted 3 years ago
  2. STUNNING! Posted 3 years ago
  3. Beautiful, on Cichorium! Great photo, jivko! Posted 3 years ago
  4. I think red dragonflies are super rare. So beautiful! Have you read this article about dragonfly meanings around the world? It also talks about color symbolism: https://www.uniguide.com/dragonfly-meaning-symbolism-spirit-animal-guide/ Posted 7 months ago

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The ''Crocothemis erythraea'' is a member of the dragonfly genus ''Crocothemis''. Its common names include Broad Scarlet, Common Scarlet-darter, Scarlet Darter and Scarlet Dragonfly.

Similar species: Dragonflies And Damselflies
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded Jul 8, 2018. Captured Jul 6, 2018 08:33 in Unnamed Road, 4130 Belozem, Bulgaria.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/7.1
  • 1/400s
  • ISO125
  • 168mm