Odonata

Mexico

Dythemis sterilis  -  Brown Setwing

 

Areale di cattura interessato:

Mexico

Order

Odonata

Suborder

Anisoptera

Family

Libellulidae

Genus/species

Dythemis sterilis

Italian name

--

English name

Brown Setwing

 

Adult flight

?? 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 30-36mm,
                   abdomen 25-32 mm.
Male : Brown eyes, beige "face", brown body with narrow-waisted abdomen with double yellowish friezes on the upper part, with a more pronounced on the third last segment.
Female: similar to the male, but with a more voluminous and cylindrical abdomen.

 


Dythemis sterilis :  ¬†Brown Setwing (male)

Dythemis sterilis :   Brown Setwing (male)

Dythemis sterilis :   Brown Setwing (male)

Dythemis sterilis :   Brown Setwing (male)

Dythemis sterilis :   Brown Setwing (male)

 



 

Dythemis sterilis :  ¬†Brown Setwing (female)

Dythemis sterilis :   Brown Setwing (female)

 

 

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