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Dragonfly - Onychogomphus uncatus-

Dragonfly - Onychogomphus uncatus-
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Copyright: Roberto Innocenzi (cobra112) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2093 W: 75 N: 6382] (43366)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-05-02
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D40X
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): libellules demoiselle/dragonfly damselfly [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2009-05-02 12:14
Viewed: 3440
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Per l'id mi affido a voi.

Grazie Luciano per l'id e...ovviamante la nota:

Class: Insecta

Order: Odonata

Family: Gomphidae

Genus: Onychogomphus

It's a Onychogomphus uncatus male and his special feature is the tips of his abdomen, or his appendages. They are one of the distinctive features of all the males from this genus of dragonflies.
General characteristics:
This is one of the most common and widespread Onychogomphus species from Europe, occurring in large parts of the continent.
Males perched on a streamside rock, with their claspers raised, are a typical sight in summer, especially in the south.
This is a medium sized anisopteran, with a total length between 46-50mm.
Habitat: largely unshaded (usually rocky) rivers and streams. Occasionally occurs at large lakes.
Flight season: typical Gomphid of summer, from May to September.

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Ciao Roberto, con me caschi male che son pi ignorante di te, comunque una fantastica libellula, ripresa con grande maestria, ottimi dettagli e fantastici colori, bravissimo, ciao Silvio

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  • Marx44 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 172 W: 97 N: 926] (3891)
  • [2009-05-02 13:28]

Hello Roberto,
Great macro, the colors and sharpness are wonderful.
Very nice how the colorful BG contrasts the neutral colors of the dragonfly.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2009-05-02 16:17]

Ciao Roby,trattasi di Onychogomphus uncatus (http://www.treknature.com/viewphotos.php?l=3&p=172470 ),una foto un po' verdastra e di qualita' non eccelsa,pero' il viso che ti guarda e' straordinario,e almeno quello ha dei dettagli ottimi...buona Domenica,Luciano

Hi dear Roberto ,
Great macro .
It has amazing colours and nice BG.

Kind regards

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  • briGG Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 195 W: 2 N: 344] (1823)
  • [2009-05-24 0:56]

Bonjour Roberto,

Photo bien nette de ce trs bel odonate!
Tout est dans le regard!! :)



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