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The Red Veined Darter Dragonfly (Sympetrum fonscolombii) is a member of the family Libellulidae which is in the genus Sympetrum. It has a wide spread distribution and is commonly found in Africa, western, central and southern Asia as well as most of Europe. This species is nomadic by nature and since the 1990’s has greatly expanded its European range as far north as southern Scandinavia.
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Wednesday, 22 February 2017
RED VEINED DARTER DRAGONFLY [Male] (Sympetrum fonscolombii) Albufera Marsh, Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
Labels: Albufera Marsh, Balearic Islands, dragonflies, Dragonflies of Europe, Dragonflies of Mallorca, Dragonflies of Spain, dragonfly, Mallorca, Red Veined Darter Dragonfly, Spain, Sympetrum fonscolombii