|Sympetrum fonscolombii (SÚlys, 1840)|
|Zwervende heidelibel||Red-veined Darter||L: 33 - 40 mm|
|Relevant Dutch literature (Eng. summary)|
Adult (male), Nieuw-Balinge, Drenthe, August 1, 2007
|Adult (male), Nieuw-Balinge, Drenthe, August 11, 2007|
|Adult (female), De Plateaux, Noord-Brabant, August 9, 2008|
|Adult (young female), Drouwen, Drenthe, June 18, 2008|
Adult (male and female) ovipositing, Nieuw-Balinge, Drenthe, August 1, 2007
Mating adult (male and
female), Den Helder, Noord-Holland, July 3, 1999
|Habitat Sympetrum fonscolombii, Nieuw Balinge, Drenthe, 11 augustus 2007|
Habitat: Larger standing waters with little vegetation, warm shallows, large dunepools and sandpits.
Distribution: Sometimes massive influxes in whole the country. The last decade this species has increased in The Netherlands.
Flight Season: From May to October.One of the earliest and and the only Sympetrum species with a different life cycle. The eggs develop rapidly after being laid without a winter rest.
Status: Uncommon in The Netherlands