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Copyright: Paulo Tcr (tcr) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 158 W: 8 N: 538] (3384)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2016-02
Categories: Insects
Camera: Panasonic FZ40
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-02-06 10:44
Viewed: 2118
Points: 10
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Erythemis simplicicollis

(Say, 1840)


Erythemis is a genus of dragonflies in the Libellulidae family, commonly known as Pondhawks. These medium- to large-sized skimmers are voracious predators of other insects up to their own size, including other dragonflies.

The genus contains the following species

Erythemis attala (Selys in Sagra, 1857) Black Pondhawk
Erythemis carmelita Williamson, 1923
Erythemis collocata (Hagen, 1861) Western Pondhawk
Erythemis credula (Hagen, 1861)
Erythemis haematogastra (Burmeister, 1839) Red Pondhawk
Erythemis mithroides (Brauer, 1900) Claret Pondhawk
Erythemis peruviana (Rambur, 1842) Flame-tailed pondhawk.
Erythemis plebeja (Burmeister, 1839) Pin-tailed Pondhawk
Erythemis simplicicollis (Say, 1840) Eastern Pondhawk
Erythemis vesiculosa (Fabricius, 1775) Great Pondhawk


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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2016-02-06 11:34]

Hello Paulo,
Very beautiful photo in splendid clarity and excellent sharpness. Nice diagonal composition with a fine blurred background.

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2016-02-06 18:35]

Hello Paulo,
A great shot of this beautiful dragonfly in an attractive pose. Focus is sharp showing excellent detail and rich yet natural colors. The exposure is right on the money and I like it's diagonal position on the blade of grass. Well done!!

Spledid picture Paulo.

Thanks for sharing.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2016-02-07 6:00]

Hi Paulo,impressive macro of this rare green dragonfly,the sharpness is perfect everywhere,interesting info too about this rich subfamily.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hallo Paulo
very nice picture with good details and lovely colours
thanks gr lou

Hello Paulo,
Thanks for visiting my gallery...
Excellent capture with a nice specie. Perfect focus, details and clarity.
It is a high quality image.
Thanks for sharing.

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