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Scarlet dragonfly

Scarlet dragonfly
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Copyright: Maxime Sacre (Max31) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 14 W: 0 N: 39] (201)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-07-12
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/320 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-08-11 11:31
Viewed: 3611
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
This shot of the scarlet dragonfly was taken with the pond (like
merry frog ) posed on a grass.

Dragonfly of average size, the male justifies the name of this species
by the red hue sharp of its abdomen. The female has the abdomen
yellowish. It is distinguished from the sympetrums by the edge of the
red wings.

The scarlet dragonfly flies of mid-May to septembre/octobre. To defend its territory, the male does not hesitate to tackle larger species
like Anax emperor.

The coupling, very fast A place in flight. With the exit of the
coupling, the female lays immediately by dispersing its eggs on the
surface of water.

Cut: 19-31 mm
Place of life: ponds, rivers.

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Bonjour Maxime,
Stunning the bright red colour of this insect!
I like your point of view and the excellent details got on the body.
I like also the light spots got at both sides of the picture.
Well done et merci du partager.
Mes amities,

Hi Maxime,
Beautiful shot!
Good colors and POV.
Well done!
Josť Roberto

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