Pyrrhosoma nymphula

Posted by Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 29 May 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Pyrrhosoma nymphula (NL: Vuurjuffer / EN: Large Red Damselfly / DE: Frühe Adonislibelle, Frühe Adonisjungfer / FR: Nymphe au corps de feu) is a European damselfly. It is one of the first damselflies to emerge in the year, usually in April or May. They inhabit a variety of waters.

Image: Nijlen (BE) - 30/04/2012

© Johan Dierckx

The photos on this site are copyrighted, which prohibits anyone to use them to sell, give away, use in email or newsgroups, use in a homepage or otherwise showing to the public without my explicit, prior, written permission. Please feel free to use the "contact"-button below to contact me with any questions.

All species are photographed in their natural habitat, without cutting or capturing them, and with maximal respect and the least possible disturbance to the environment.

(To see species in the same taxonomic rank (Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus), please use the tags provided with the image. The last tag is the Iso-code for the country where the image was taken. Image-date in DD/MM/YYYY format.)


Please feel free to visit my personal website http://www.diversitasnaturae.be/

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

exquisite

30 May 2012 12:16am

Canon EOS 400D
1/200 second
F/5.6
ISO 200
150 mm

animalia
arthropoda
insecta
odonata
coenagrionidae
pyrrhosoma
be