Copyright: Per Hoffmann Olsen

Sympetrum sanguineum (Müller, 1764)

Sympetrum sanguineum

Flight-period Central Europe: from July to September

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Imago

Conservation Status in Austria: Least Concern (LC)

  NE DD LC NT VU EN CR RE EX
Austria
Europe

English:Ruddy darter
German:Blutrote Heidelibelle
Danish:Blodrød Hedelibel
Date:08/08/2003
Location:Denmark, Zealand, Vordingborg
 
Copyright:Per Hoffmann Olsen
Camera:LS-50
Lens:Sigma 180mm 1:3.5 Macro with 25mm Extension Tube
 

Female species. There are three common almost indistinguible female darters. S. sanguineum, S. striolatum and S. vulgatum.
If the legs are black it's a S. sanguineum, the other two have a yellow stripe along their legs.
Image of the female S. vulgatum
 

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