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Sympetrum fonscolombii (Selys, 1840)


Sympetrum fonscolombii (Selys, 1840)
Información de la foto
Copyright: Christos Zoumides (chriszoumides) (36)
Género: Animals
Medio: Color
Tomada el: 2015-10-31
Categorías: Insects
Cámara: Nikon D750, Nikon 105mm f2.8G ED-IF AF-S VR
Exposición: f/11, 1/200 segundos
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Versión de la foto: Versión original
Fecha enviada: 2016-01-09 10:39
Vista: 1179
Puntos: 4
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Sympetrum fonscolombii (Selys, 1840), aka the red-veined darter or nomad is a dragonfly of the genus Sympetrum. It is a common species in southern Europe, and it can be seen on the wing throughout the year around the Mediterranean and in the south of its range. However, its main flight period is May to October and it is scarce during the winter months. It is a territorial species with the males often sitting on an exposed perch. The one in this photo is female.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5727 W: 89 N: 14829] (62093)
  • [2016-01-10 4:15]

Hi Christos,impressive capture of this dragonfly very common in my country too,no comment about the quality,another time absolutely fantastic.Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2545 W: 275 N: 4786] (19217)
  • [2016-01-10 17:56]

Hello Christos,
I have never seen this particular species of dragonfly before, it is quite lovely. Outstanding detail and beautiful soft colors combined in an attractive composition make this a top quality image. Superb job!!
Ron

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