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Crimson Marsh Glider - Male

Trithemis aurora
Size :  SMALL: Abdomen: 21-29mm, Hind wing: 24-34mm.
Description : A small crimson colored dragonfly with crimson colored veins in the fore and hind wings. Eyes are crimson above and brown laterally. Crimson color of male is replaced by bright ochreous in females.
Habits and habitat : One of the common dragonflies of our wetlands. The males usually perch on dry twigs, aquatic plants and over head cables



11th October 2016
Polo Forest, Gujarat, India


Nikon D500
AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR
f/8, 1/320,iso-1000

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