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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=1585785610&Signature=hONeNP0lzrmE1GlrHIKyhRUwJA4%3D" width="200" height="134" alt="Old Female Broad Scarlet Darter Dragonfly Broad Scarlet Darter - Crocothemis erythraea<br />
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    comments (4)

  1. Awesome combination of both the vibrant darter and the flower! Ultimate summer shot. Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks Ferdy, obviously the dragonfly has a sense of colour combinations -:)
      Posted one year ago
  2. STUNNING! Posted one year ago
  3. Beautiful, on Cichorium! Great photo, jivko! Posted one year 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