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Bladetail – LEPIDOPTERA LIBANOTICA

Bladetail

Lindenia tetraphylla

A large slender greyish-brown dragonfly with a body length of 69-80 mm and a hindwing length of 36-40 mm, distinguished by widely-spaced eyes and long upper abdominal appendages. This dragonfly lives in slow-flowing water like rivers, as well as lakes, marshes, and swamps, and ephemeral wetland in semi-desert. This species flies June through September, is nomadic and migratory, spending much of its time perched on rocks and plants.

Photographs

Attribution: Marija Gajic (Wikipedia Creative Commons)

Attribution: Amleto Lala (Wikipedia Creative Commons)

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