Location: Weperbult,
Oosterwolde, Provence friesland,
The Netherlands,
August 19, 2012
Camera: Canon Powershot SX220

The Ruddy Darter attains a wingspan of up to 6 cm. The head, thorax and abdomen of the male are vivid red, while the female is slightly smaller, and is a golden-yellow colour with black markings. The abdomen widens for the final third of its length and shows a marked pinched section where it joins the thorax.

The all-black legs of the Ruddy Darter distinguish it from the otherwise very similar Common Darter (Sympetrum striolatum) and Vagrant Darter (Sympetrum vulgatum), both of which show yellow stripes on their legs.

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  • patcheah
    patcheahalmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful macro! Love the details and colours.

  • Thsnk you Pat, this is in the Nature Area where i always walk. :-)

    – ienemien

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