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Sympetrum_meridionale ♀ Migration of Sympetrums (S.meridionale and S.striolatum) to Aiguillon Bay (Charentes-Maritimes, France) on September 14, 2019. Many individuals in flight including in tandem. They are everywhere in the hedges.<br />
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Migration de Sympetrums (S.meridionale et S.striolatum) &agrave; la Baie de l&#039;Aiguillon (Charentes-Maritimes, France) le 14 septembre 2019. De nombreux individus en vol y compris en tandem. Ils se posent partout dans les haies. France,Geotagged,Southern Darter,Summer,Sympetrum meridionale Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Sympetrum_meridionale ♀

Migration of Sympetrums (S.meridionale and S.striolatum) to Aiguillon Bay (Charentes-Maritimes, France) on September 14, 2019. Many individuals in flight including in tandem. They are everywhere in the hedges.

Migration de Sympetrums (S.meridionale et S.striolatum) à la Baie de l'Aiguillon (Charentes-Maritimes, France) le 14 septembre 2019. De nombreux individus en vol y compris en tandem. Ils se posent partout dans les haies.

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  1. Nice one, welcome to JungleDragon, Cyrille! I hope you speak English :) Posted one month ago
  2. Yes I can. Sorry. I add an english text. Posted one month ago
  3. Bienvenue Cyrille! Posted one month ago
    1. Many thanks
      My page : https://www.deliry.com/index.php?title=Sympetrum_meridionale
      Posted one month ago, modified one month ago
      1. Wow, awesome! Posted one month ago
  4. Welcome to JungleDragon! I can't wait to see more from you! <3 Posted one month ago

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The Southern Darter is a species of dragonfly belonging to the Skimmer family Libellulidae. It is present in most of southern Europe.

The adults grow up to 35–40 millimetres long. They can be encountered from May through mid October in the immediate vicinity of shallow, well vegetated still water, where the larvae develop. Their life cycle lasts two or three years.

The abdomen of adult males is orange-reddish, without black spots on segments. The sides of the thorax are yellowish-brown... more

Similar species: Dragonflies And Damselflies
Species identified by Cyrille Deliry
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By Cyrille Deliry

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Uploaded Sep 15, 2019. Captured Jul 16, 2015 16:09 in D106E2, 17137 Esnandes, France.
  • KODAK PIXPRO FZ152
  • f/10.8
  • 1/212s
  • ISO80
  • 4.3mm