Libellulidae

Libellula quadrimaculata Linnaeus, 1758 - Four-spotted Chaser

Male. May 2011, Kalmthoutse Heide, Kalmthout, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Male. May 2011, Kalmthoutse Heide, Kalmthout, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Male. May 2010, Veldweg, De Wieden, Prov. Overijssel, NL
Male. May 2010, Veldweg, De Wieden, Prov. Overijssel, NL
Teneral female. May 2010, Woldlakebos, NP De Weerribben, prov. Overijssel, NL
Teneral female. May 2010, Woldlakebos, NP De Weerribben, prov. Overijssel, NL
Male f. praenubila. May 2011, Woldlakebos, NP De Weerribben, prov. Overijssel, NL
Male f. praenubila. May 2011, Woldlakebos, NP De Weerribben, prov. Overijssel, NL
Newly emerged female with exuvium.  June 2006, Monniksvijver, Houthalen-Helchteren, BE
Newly emerged female with exuvium. June 2006, Monniksvijver, Houthalen-Helchteren, BE

Libellula depressa Linnaeus, 1758 - Broad-bodied Chaser 

Male. June 2018, riv. Veleka, Sinemorets, BG
Male. June 2018, riv. Veleka, Sinemorets, BG
Female. June 2010, Wooldsche Veen, Winterswijk, prov. Gelderland, NL
Female. June 2010, Wooldsche Veen, Winterswijk, prov. Gelderland, NL

Libellula fulva Müller, 1764 - Blue Chaser 

Adult male with "copulamarks". July 2007, St.-Martin-la-Crau, dept. Bouches-de-Rhône, FR
Adult male with "copulamarks". July 2007, St.-Martin-la-Crau, dept. Bouches-de-Rhône, FR
Teneral male. May 2010, Woldlakebos, NP De Weerribben, prov. Overijssel, NL
Teneral male. May 2010, Woldlakebos, NP De Weerribben, prov. Overijssel, NL
Young female. June 2010, Groesplaat, Woudrichem, prov. Noord-Brabant, NL
Young female. June 2010, Groesplaat, Woudrichem, prov. Noord-Brabant, NL
Old female. June 2018, Sinemorets, BG
Old female. June 2018, Sinemorets, BG
Emerging. May 2010, Woldlakebos, NL
Emerging. May 2010, Woldlakebos, NL

Orthetrum cancellatum (Linnaeus, 1758) - Black-tailed Skimmer 

Mature male. August 2019, Barrage du Tavulaghju, Galéria, Haute-Corse, FR
Mature male. August 2019, Barrage du Tavulaghju, Galéria, Haute-Corse, FR
Young male. August 2014, Canal de Vergières, Crau, dept. Bouches-du-Rhône, FR
Young male. August 2014, Canal de Vergières, Crau, dept. Bouches-du-Rhône, FR
Teneral male. April 2006, PN Carrascoy y el Valle, Murcia, ES
Teneral male. April 2006, PN Carrascoy y el Valle, Murcia, ES
Mature female. August 2014, Canal de Vergières, Crau, dept. Bouches-du-Rhône, FR
Mature female. August 2014, Canal de Vergières, Crau, dept. Bouches-du-Rhône, FR
Emerging. May 2010, Woldlakebos, NL
Emerging. May 2010, Woldlakebos, NL

Orthetrum albistylum (Selys, 1848) - White-tailed Skimmer 

Young male. June 2018, riv. Veleka, Sinemorets, BG
Young male. June 2018, riv. Veleka, Sinemorets, BG
Mature male. July 2010, Cerknica Jezero, Postonja, SI
Mature male. July 2010, Cerknica Jezero, Postonja, SI
Female. August 2014, Canal de Vergières, Crau, FR
Female. August 2014, Canal de Vergières, Crau, FR

Orthetrum coerulescens (Fabricius, 1798) - Keeled Skimmer 

Nominate subsp. mature male. June 2015, trib. Fiume Lao, Papasidero, Calabria, IT
Nominate subsp. mature male. June 2015, trib. Fiume Lao, Papasidero, Calabria, IT
Nominate subsp. young male. July 2014, Rio Escalona, Bicorp, Valencia, ES
Nominate subsp. young male. July 2014, Rio Escalona, Bicorp, Valencia, ES
Nominate subsp. adult female. July 2015, near Ermua, Pais Vasco, ES
Nominate subsp. adult female. July 2015, near Ermua, Pais Vasco, ES
Intermediate O. c. coerulescens/anceps male. July 2018, Rio Murtazzolu, Birori, Sardinia, IT
Intermediate O. c. coerulescens/anceps male. July 2018, Rio Murtazzolu, Birori, Sardinia, IT
O. c. anceps male. June 2019, riv. Xanthos, Alaçat, Mugla, TR
O. c. anceps male. June 2019, riv. Xanthos, Alaçat, Mugla, TR
O. c. anceps female. June 2019, Koycegiz, Mugla, TR
O. c. anceps female. June 2019, Koycegiz, Mugla, TR
O. c. anceps old female. June 2019, Koycegiz, Mugla, TR
O. c. anceps old female. June 2019, Koycegiz, Mugla, TR

Orthetrum brunneum (Fonscolombe, 1837) - Southern Skimmer 

Adult male. July 2006, Suze-la-Rousse, dept. Drôme, FR
Adult male. July 2006, Suze-la-Rousse, dept. Drôme, FR
Young male. June 2006, Magazia brook, Skyros, Sporades, GR
Young male. June 2006, Magazia brook, Skyros, Sporades, GR
Female. June 2011, Fatsadhika, Kythera, GR
Female. June 2011, Fatsadhika, Kythera, GR
Copula. June 2011, Fatsadhika, Kythera, GR
Copula. June 2011, Fatsadhika, Kythera, GR

Orthetrum nitidinerve (Selys, 1841) - Yellow-veined Skimmer 

Male. October 2019, Labyar, Guelmim-Es Smara, MA
Male. October 2019, Labyar, Guelmim-Es Smara, MA
Male. October 2019, Labyar, Guelmim-Es Smara, MA
Male. October 2019, Labyar, Guelmim-Es Smara, MA

Orthetrum chrysostigma (Burmeister, 1839) - Epaulet Skimmer

Male. June 2013, Rio Hozgarganta, Los Alcornocales, Andalucia, ES
Male. June 2013, Rio Hozgarganta, Los Alcornocales, Andalucia, ES
Male. June 2013, Rio Hozgarganta, Los Alcornocales, Andalucia, ES
Male. June 2013, Rio Hozgarganta, Los Alcornocales, Andalucia, ES
Copula. July 2017, Rio Hozgarganta, Jimena de la Frontera, Andalucia, ES
Copula. July 2017, Rio Hozgarganta, Jimena de la Frontera, Andalucia, ES

Orthetrum trinacria (Selys, 1841) - Long Skimmer 

Young male. December 2012, Fenyo Bolong, Gunjur, Western Division, GM
Young male. December 2012, Fenyo Bolong, Gunjur, Western Division, GM
Mature male. December 2012, Marakissa, Western Division, GM
Mature male. December 2012, Marakissa, Western Division, GM
Female. October 2005, Embalse de Arrocampo-Almaraz, Extremadura, ES
Female. October 2005, Embalse de Arrocampo-Almaraz, Extremadura, ES

Leucorrhinia dubia (Vander Linden, 1825) - Small Whiteface 

Mature male. July 2006, Groot Schietveld, Brecht, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Mature male. July 2006, Groot Schietveld, Brecht, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Mature male. July 2006, Groot Schietveld, Brecht, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Mature male. July 2006, Groot Schietveld, Brecht, prov. Antwerpen, BE

Leucorrhinia rubicunda (Linnaeus, 1758) - Ruby Whiteface 

Mature male. May 2010, NP De Weerribben, prov. Overijssel, NL
Mature male. May 2010, NP De Weerribben, prov. Overijssel, NL
Young male. May 2006, Kalmthoutse Heide, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Young male. May 2006, Kalmthoutse Heide, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Young female. May 2011, Kalmthoutse Heide, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Young female. May 2011, Kalmthoutse Heide, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Copula. May 2006, Kalmthoutse Heide, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Copula. May 2006, Kalmthoutse Heide, prov. Antwerpen, BE

Leucorrhinia pectoralis (Charpentier, 1825) - Yellow-spotted Whiteface 

Mature male. May 2011, Woldlakebos, NP De Weerribben, prov. Overijssel, NL
Mature male. May 2011, Woldlakebos, NP De Weerribben, prov. Overijssel, NL
Mature male. May 2011, Woldlakebos, NP De Weerribben, prov. Overijssel, NL
Mature male. May 2011, Woldlakebos, NP De Weerribben, prov. Overijssel, NL
Young female. May 2010, Woldlakebos, NP De Weerribben, prov. Overijssel, NL
Young female. May 2010, Woldlakebos, NP De Weerribben, prov. Overijssel, NL

Leucorrhinia albifrons (Burmeister, 1839) - Dark Whiteface 

Male. June 2011, Delleboersterheide, prov. Friesland, NL
Male. June 2011, Delleboersterheide, prov. Friesland, NL

Leucorrhinia caudalis (Charpentier, 1840) - Lilypad Whiteface 

Male. May 2012, Pierrepont, dept. Aisne, FR
Male. May 2012, Pierrepont, dept. Aisne, FR

Sympetrum danae (Sulzer, 1776) - Black Darter 

Mature male. August 2011, Woldlakebos, NP De Weerribben, prov. Overijssel, NL
Mature male. August 2011, Woldlakebos, NP De Weerribben, prov. Overijssel, NL
Female. August 2005, Kalmthoutse Heide, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Female. August 2005, Kalmthoutse Heide, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Female. July 2010, Riedenersee, Rieden, Tirol, AT
Female. July 2010, Riedenersee, Rieden, Tirol, AT

Sympetrum pedemontanum (Müller in Allioni, 1766) - Banded Darter 

Adult male. September 2006, Den Diel, Mol, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Adult male. September 2006, Den Diel, Mol, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Adult male. September 2006, Den Diel, Mol, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Adult male. September 2006, Den Diel, Mol, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Female. August 2006, De Plateaux, Valkenswaard, prov. Noord-Brabant, NL
Female. August 2006, De Plateaux, Valkenswaard, prov. Noord-Brabant, NL

Sympetrum sanguineum (Müller, 1764) - Ruddy Darter 

Mature male. September 2006, Den Diel, Mol, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Mature male. September 2006, Den Diel, Mol, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Young male. June 2019, Koycegiz, Mugla, TR
Young male. June 2019, Koycegiz, Mugla, TR
Male. August 2020, Bospolder Ekeren, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Male. August 2020, Bospolder Ekeren, prov. Antwerpen, BE

Sympetrum depressiusculum (Selys, 1841) - Spotted Darter 

Male. August 2014, Canal de Vergières, Crau, dept. Bouches-du-Rhône, FR
Male. August 2014, Canal de Vergières, Crau, dept. Bouches-du-Rhône, FR
Male. August 2014, Canal de Vergières, Crau, dept. Bouches-du-Rhône, FR
Male. August 2014, Canal de Vergières, Crau, dept. Bouches-du-Rhône, FR
Female. September 2006, Den Diel, Mol, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Female. September 2006, Den Diel, Mol, prov. Antwerpen, BE

Sympetrum flaveolum (Linnaeus, 1758) - Yellow-Winged Darter 

Male. August 2005, NP Hoge Kempen, prov. Limburg, BE
Male. August 2005, NP Hoge Kempen, prov. Limburg, BE

Sympetrum fonscolombii (Selys, 1840) - Red-veined Darter 

Male. August 2014, Canal de Vergières, Crau, dept. Bouches-du-Rhône, FR
Male. August 2014, Canal de Vergières, Crau, dept. Bouches-du-Rhône, FR
Female. November 2017, El Pinet, Valencia, ES
Female. November 2017, El Pinet, Valencia, ES
Tandem ovipositing. October 2009, Mitilini, Samos, Dodecanese, GR
Tandem ovipositing. October 2009, Mitilini, Samos, Dodecanese, GR

Sympetrum striolatum (Charpentier, 1840) - Common Darter 

Adult male. August 2006, De Plateaux, Valkenswaard, prov. Noord-Brabant, NL
Adult male. August 2006, De Plateaux, Valkenswaard, prov. Noord-Brabant, NL
Young male. May 2006, Achivadolimni, Milos, Cyclades, GR
Young male. May 2006, Achivadolimni, Milos, Cyclades, GR
Mature female. November 2017, Ontinyent, Valencia, ES
Mature female. November 2017, Ontinyent, Valencia, ES
Lower appendage distinctly shorter as upper (compare S. sinaiticum)
Lower appendage distinctly shorter as upper (compare S. sinaiticum)

Sympetrum vulgatum (Linnaeus, 1758) - Moustached Darter 

Male. September 2009, Den Diel, Mol, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Male. September 2009, Den Diel, Mol, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Male. August 2011, Woldlakebos, NP De Weerribben, prov. Overijssel, NL
Male. August 2011, Woldlakebos, NP De Weerribben, prov. Overijssel, NL
Female. August 2006, De Plateaux, Valkenswaard, prov. Noord-Brabant, NL
Female. August 2006, De Plateaux, Valkenswaard, prov. Noord-Brabant, NL

Sympetrum meridionale (Selys, 1841) - Southern Darter 

Mature male. August 2020, Bospolder Ekeren, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Mature male. August 2020, Bospolder Ekeren, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Young male. July 2006,  La Brenne, dept. de l'Indre, FR
Young male. July 2006, La Brenne, dept. de l'Indre, FR
Female. August 2020, Bospolder Ekeren, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Female. August 2020, Bospolder Ekeren, prov. Antwerpen, BE
Mature female. Oktober 2009, Ireo, Samos, Dodecanese, GR
Mature female. Oktober 2009, Ireo, Samos, Dodecanese, GR

Sympetrum sinaiticum Dumont, 1977 - Desert Darter 

Male. November 2017, Ontinyent, Valencia, ES
Male. November 2017, Ontinyent, Valencia, ES
Male. November 2017, Ontinyent, Valencia, ES
Male. November 2017, Ontinyent, Valencia, ES
Lower appendage almost as long as upper.
Lower appendage almost as long as upper.

Crocothemis erythraea (Brullé, 1832) - Broad Scarlet 

Male. August 2019, Barrage du Tavulaghju, Galéria, Haute-Corse, FR
Male. August 2019, Barrage du Tavulaghju, Galéria, Haute-Corse, FR
Male. June 2015, near Tarsia, Calabria, IT
Male. June 2015, near Tarsia, Calabria, IT
Female. July 2014, Los Monegros, Aragon, ES
Female. July 2014, Los Monegros, Aragon, ES

Trithemis annulata (Palisot de Beauvois, 1807) - Violet Dropwing 

Mature male. July 2017, Rio Hozgarganta, Jimena de la Frontera, Andalucia, ES
Mature male. July 2017, Rio Hozgarganta, Jimena de la Frontera, Andalucia, ES
Mature male. June 2013, Rio Guadiaro, Los Alcornocales, Andalucia, ES
Mature male. June 2013, Rio Guadiaro, Los Alcornocales, Andalucia, ES
Young male. September 2018, Oued Ziz, Errachidia, MA
Young male. September 2018, Oued Ziz, Errachidia, MA
Mature female. June 2019, Koycegiz, Mugla, TR
Mature female. June 2019, Koycegiz, Mugla, TR

Trithemis arteriosa (Burmeister, 1839) -  Red-veined Dropwing 

Adult male. June 2019, Sultaniye, Mugla, TR
Adult male. June 2019, Sultaniye, Mugla, TR
Young male. June 2019, Ekincik, Mugla, TR
Young male. June 2019, Ekincik, Mugla, TR

Trithemis kirbyi (Selys, 1891) - Orange-winged Dropwing 

Male. June 2013, Rio Guadiaro, Los Alcornocales, Andalucia, ES
Male. June 2013, Rio Guadiaro, Los Alcornocales, Andalucia, ES
Female. July 2017, Rio Hozgarganta, Jimena de la Frontera, Andalucia, ES
Female. July 2017, Rio Hozgarganta, Jimena de la Frontera, Andalucia, ES

Brachythemis impartita (Burmeister, 1839) - Northern Banded Groundling 

Mature male. December 2012, beach Fenyo Bolong, Gunjur, Western Division, GM
Mature male. December 2012, beach Fenyo Bolong, Gunjur, Western Division, GM
Young male. December 2012, Marakissa, Western Division, GM
Young male. December 2012, Marakissa, Western Division, GM
Female. December 2012, Marakissa, Western Division, GM
Female. December 2012, Marakissa, Western Division, GM

Diplacodes lefebvrii (Rambur, 1842) - Black Percher 

Mature male. April 2017, wetlands Kartong, Western Division, GM
Mature male. April 2017, wetlands Kartong, Western Division, GM
Young male. June 2019, riv. Xanthos, Alaçat, Mugla, TR
Young male. June 2019, riv. Xanthos, Alaçat, Mugla, TR
Young male. June 2019, riv. Xanthos, Alaçat, Mugla, TR
Young male. June 2019, riv. Xanthos, Alaçat, Mugla, TR
Adult female. June 2019, riv. Xanthos, Alaçat, Mugla, TR
Adult female. June 2019, riv. Xanthos, Alaçat, Mugla, TR

Selysiothemis nigra (Vander Linden, 1825) - Black Pennant 

Male. July 2010, Lake Velo Blato, Island Pag, HR
Male. July 2010, Lake Velo Blato, Island Pag, HR
Male. July 2010, Lake Velo Blato, Island Pag, HR
Male. July 2010, Lake Velo Blato, Island Pag, HR
Female. July 2010, Lake Velo Blato, Island Pag, HR
Female. July 2010, Lake Velo Blato, Island Pag, HR

Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798) - Wandering Glider 

Male. April 2017, Fenyo Bolong, Gunjur, Western Division, GM
Male. April 2017, Fenyo Bolong, Gunjur, Western Division, GM

Zygonyx torridus (Kirby, 1889) Ringed Cascader 

Male. July 2014, Rio Escalona, Bicorp, Valencia, ES
Male. July 2014, Rio Escalona, Bicorp, Valencia, ES