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Tuesday, 6 May 2008

Gully Darter Dragonfly

It's a female Trithemis arteriosa (Gully Darter). The amber patches on the wing are typical although the patches may not be present shortly after the dragonfly has emerged. In Africa, they don't tend to get the patches developing.

Thanks to Bob Riemer for the information






5 comments:

Jessica said...

Wow! Cool nature photos!

nzm said...

Very cool!

Anonymous said...

Nice photos of a beautiful insect. Kate

c'est moi said...

Beutiful shots. May I enquire what lens you are using to capture the shot?

Someone in Al Ain said...

thanks for you comments..

i use 18-55 mm , nikon D80

so kind of you people to comment