Libellulidae

Sympetrum depressiusculum (SÚlys, 1841)
Kempense heidelibel Spotted Darter   Marshland Darter L: 29 - 34 mm
     
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Kempense heidelibel man

Adult (male), Torki by Przemysl, South-eastern Poland, August 8, 2006 

 

Kempense heidelibel jong mannetje

Adult (young male), De Plateaux, Noord-Brabant, August 9, 2008 

Kempense heidelibel vrouw

Adult (female), De Plateaux, Noord-Brabant, August 9, 2008 

Kempense heidelibel vers imago Adult (young male), De Plateaux, Noord-Brabant, August 9, 2008 
Territoriaal man Kempense heidelibel Adult (territorial male), De Plateaux, Noord-Brabant, August 9, 2008 
Territoriaal man Kempense heidelibel Adult (territorial young male), De Plateaux, Noord-Brabant, August 9, 2008 

Habitat: Standing waters with a marshy periphery. 


Distribution: Very local and a poorly dispersing species. Restricted to one area in the south-east.

Flight Season: Mid-July to mid-October. Most abundant in August.


Status: Very rare in The Netherlands (Red List).


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