Odonata

Mexico

Dythemis nigra  -  Blue-eyed Setwing

 

Areale di cattura interessato:

Mexico

Order

Odonata

Suborder

Anisoptera

Family

Libellulidae

Genus/species

Dythemis nigra

Italian name

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English name

Blue-eyed Setwing

 

Adult flight

In tropical countries, practically all year.

Habitat

It is located near puddles of water.

The species is reported in Mexico, Trinidad, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil, Peru, Argentina

Description

Dimensions: body 42-50 mm;
                   rear wing 31-34mm,
                   abdomen 26-32 mm.
Male : Blue eyes, white "face", black body with narrow-waisted abdomen with double white friezes on the upper part and a larger one on the third last segment.
Female: similar to the male, but with the abdomen more massive and cylindrical.

 


Dythemis nigra :  ¬†Blue-eyed Setwing (male)

Dythemis nigra :  Blue-eyed Setwing (male)

 

 

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