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Black-tailed skimmer (Orthetrum cancellatum), Frankfurt/M, Germany

Black-tailed skimmer (Orthetrum cancellatum), Frankfurt/M, Germany

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Uploaded 09 Jul 2014 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2014
From collection: Dragonflies
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
The black-tailed skimmer is a European and Asian dragonfly. It occurs nearly all over Europe except northern UK and Scandinavia. This species has expanded its range, assisted by the creation of gravel pits which give it the extensive open unvegetated areas it prefers.
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