Libellulidae

Sympetrum sanguineum (Müller, 1764)
Bloedrode heidelibel Ruddy Darter L: 34 - 39 mm
     
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Bloedrode heidelibel man

Adult (male), Taarlo, Drenthe, August 5, 2004

Bloedrode heidelibel man in bijna obeliskhouding Adult (male), Papenvoort, Drenthe, August, 2008
Bloedrode heidelibel jong

Young adult (female), Lohme, Rügen, Germany, July 17, 2007

Bloedrode heidelibel jong man Young adult (male), Lohme, Rügen, Germany, July 17, 2007
Bloedrode heidelibel tandem

Adult (male & female), Herkenbosch, Limburg, July 22, 2006

Bloedrode heidelibel paringswiel Adult (male & female), Herkenbosch, Limburg, July 22, 2006
Bloedrode heidelibel jong paring Young adults (male & female), Lohme, Rügen, Germany, July 17, 2007

Habitat: Mesothropic and Hyperthrophic waters are favourite. Also at peatbogs and non-permanents waters.


Distribution: Realitively scarce in the coastal dunes. 

Flight Season: From June to November. Most abundant in June to Oktober.


Status: The most abundant of all Sympetrums. and very common in The Netherlands.


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