Aeshnidae

Aeshna mixta (Latreille, 1805)
Paardenbijter Migrant Hawker L: 56 - 64 mm
     
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  Paardenbijter

Paardenbijter man

Adult (male), Borger,Drenthe, September 7, 2007

Paardenbijter man Adult (male), Taarlo, Drenthe, August 25, 2006
Paardenbijter man Adult (male), Watermolenveen, Drenthe, August 6, 2006
Paardenbijter vrouw

Adult (female), Hooghalen, Drenthe, August 11, 2007

Paardenbijter vrouw Adult (female), Drouwen, Drenthe, August 28, 2007
Paardenbijter vrouw Adult (female), Drouwen, Drenthe, August 4, 2009
Rustende Paardenbijters Three resting adults (female& male + arrow) of a (hunting) group of about ten individuals, Drouwen, Drenthe, August, 2008
patroillerende Paardenbijter Territorial adult (male), Breevenen, Drenthe, August 18, 2007
patrouillerende Paardenbijter Territorial adult (male), Breevenen, Drenthe, August 18, 2007
Paardenbijter copula Copula, Taarlo, Drenthe, September 15, 2006
Paardenbijter eiafzet

Ovipositing Adult (female), Meppel, Drenthe, September 3, 2005


Habitat: Tolerates brakish water. A wide range of waters. Migrating species. Hunting in groups


Distribution: Can seen everywhere in the country

Flight season: Appearing late in year. Especially in August and September 


Status: Very common


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