Libellulidae

Dutch Dragonflies
Orthetrum coerulescens (Fabricius, 1798)
Beekoeverlibel Keeled Skimmer L: 36 - 45 mm
     
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Beekoeverlibel man Adult (male), Holten, Overijssel, July 1, 2006
Beekoeverlibel man Adult (male), Lessay, Normandy, France, July 8, 2009

 

beekoeverlibel man Adult (male), Lessay, Normandy, France, July 8, 2009
Beekoeverlibel man jong

Young adult (male), Lessay, Normandy, France, July 8, 2009

No blue abdomen yet.

Beekoeverlibel vrouw Adult (female), Lessay, Normandy, France, July 8, 2009
Beekoeverlibel vrouw

Adult (female), Lessay, Normandy, France, July 8, 2009

Beekoeverlibel vrouw Adult (female), Lessay, Normandy, France, July 8, 2009
Beekoeverlibel tandem

Adult (male & female), Holten, Overijssel, July 1, 2006

Beekoeverlibel larvehuidje Larval skin , Holten, Overijssel, July 1, 2006

Habitat: Warm, small running waters such as streams and ditches, with some influence od seepage in bogs, wet heaths and quarries.

Biotoop Beekoeverlibel

Ootmarsum, Overijssel, The Netherlands, August 2, 2005


Distribution: Locally common in the southeast of the country.In Overijssel isolated populations.

Flight Season: From June to half September. Most abundant in July to half August 


Status: Rare in The Netherlands. Red list (vulnerable)


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