Libellulidae

Dutch dragonflies
Sympetrum pedemontanum (Allioni, 1766)  
Bandheidelibel Banded Darter L: 28 - 35 mm
 
Relevant Dutch Literature (Eng. Summary): 1, 2 video Video bandheidelibel kort

bandheidelibel man

Adult (male), Diever, Drenthe, August 5, 2007

 
Bandheidelibel man front Adult (male), Diever, Drenthe, August 5, 2007  
bandheidelibel vrouwtje Adult (female), Diever, Drenthe, August 5, 2007

Bandheidelibel vers Just emerged (female), Diever, Drenthe, July 24, 2008  
Bandheidelibel vleugels vers imago Just emerged (male), Diever, Drenthe, July 16, 2009. Wingbands become shortly after emergence and are hardly to see in that stage.  
Bandheidelibel vrouw

Young adult (female), Holten, Overijssel, August 15, 2004

 
Bandheidelibel vrouw oud Old adult (female), Diever, Drenthe, September 22, 2006  
Bandheidelibel vrouw Old adult (female), Diever, Drenthe, September 22, 2006  
Bandheidelibel man in obeliskhouding adult (male), Diever, Drenthe, July 24, 2008  
Adult (male & female), Diever, Drenthe, August 5, 2006  
Adult (male & female), Diever, Drenthe, August 5, 2007
 

Biotoop Dalen

Biotoop Diever

Bandheidelibellen  

Habitat:  Little streams, small, man-made running waters and in nutrient poor waters.


Distribution: Most records are concentrated in the southeast in the country. Last decade this species is expanding to the north and slightly to the west.

Flight Season: From the end of June to mid Oktober. Highest numbers in August and September. 


Status: Scarce but increasing (Red List).


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