Libellulidae

Sympetrum vulgatum (Linneaus, 1758)
Steenrode heidelibel Vagrant Darter L: 35 - 40 mm
     
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Steenrode heidelibel man

Adult (male), Elp, Drenthe, August 11, 2007

Steenrode heidelibel jong Young adult (male), Assen, Drenthe, July 26, 2006
Steenrode heidelibel man jong Young adult (male), Havelte, Drenthe, August 4, 2007
Steenrode heidelibel vrouw Adult (female), Weerribben, Overijssel, August 4, 2007
Steenrode heidelibel vrouw Adult (female), Weerribben, Overijssel, August 4, 2007
Steenrode heidelibel tandem

Pair of tandem, Diever, Drenthe, September 25, 2008

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Group ovipositing, Diever, Drenthe, August 5, 2006

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Habitat: All kinds of standing water such as oligothropic bog pools, eutrophic ponds and fenlands.


Distribution: Througout the country.

Flight Season: From June to November. Highest numbers in July to September.


Status: Extremly common througout The Netherlands.


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