Libellulidae

Sympetrum striolatum (Charpentier, 1840)
Bruinrode heidelibel Common Darter L: 35 - 44 mm
     
Relevant Dutch literature (Eng. summary)
  Bruinrode heidelibel

Bruinrode heidelibel man

Adult (male), Taarlo, Drenthe,  September 7, 2009

Bruinrode heidelibel man Adult (male), Taarlo, Drenthe,  September 7, 2009
Bruinrode heidelibel man Adult (male), Taarlo, Drenthe,  September 12, 2009
Bruinrode heidelibel vrouw Adult (female), Havelterberg, Drenthe,  August 12, 2007
Bruinrode heidelibel vrouw Adult (female), Hooghalen, Drenthe,  August 11, 2007
Bruinrode heidelibel ouder vrouwtje Older adult (female), Taarlo, Drenthe,  September 14, 2009. Less yellow colored than the younger individuals.

Adult (female), Borger, Drenthe,  October 31, 2005

Bruinrode heidelibel met vlieg als prooi Adult (male) with prey (Muscidae), Taarlo, Drenthe,  September 14, 2009
Bruinrodeheidelibel man Adult (male), Taarlo, Drenthe,  October 20, 2009
Bruinrode heidelibel paring

Mating, Borger, Drenthe,  September 2, 2006

Bruinrodeheidelibel paringswiel Mating, Taarlo, Drenthe,  August 24, 2007
Bruinrode heidelibel vrouw Adult (female), Beilen, Drenthe, September 18, 2008

Habitat: All sorts of standing waters.


Distribution: This species is a wanderer. It is less common in the north-eastern provinces as Sympetrum vulgatum.

Flight Season: Highest numbers from July to September.Extremly sightings from April to December.


Status: Common in The Netherlands


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