FAUNA and FUNGHI of MALTA
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Crocothemis erythraea  (BrullĂ©, 1832)
Main synonym = Crocothemis coccinea    (Charpentier, 1840)
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Odonata / Libellulidae
Scarlet darter     Mazzarel skarlat
Further Information:
The scarlet darter prefers still water. Having a flattened and short abdomen the scarlet darter literally darts around in search of food. One characteristic of the darter is that it has orange patches at the base of the second pair of wings. The male is red and the female is bronze.






























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