Libellulidae

Orthetrum brunneum (Fonscolombe, 1837)
Zuidelijke oeverlibel Southern Skimmer L: 41 - 49 mm
     
Relevant Dutch literature (Eng. summary)    

Adult (male), Morvan, France, July 31, 2004

Zuidelijke oeverlibel

Adult (male), Samos, Greece, June, 2007

Zuidelijke oeverlibel vrouw

Adult (female), Korfoe, Greece, May, 2002


Habitat: Mostly small streams, running ditches. 


Distribution: Some populations in the south of The Netherlands (Limburg).

Flight Season: From June to September. Most abundant from July to half August.


Status: Rare in The Netherlands. Rediscovered in 1995 after an absence of a century.


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