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Golden darter


Golden darter
Photo Information
Copyright: Sharma BC (sharmabc) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 39] (527)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-11-06
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon 30 D
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-11-23 9:08
Viewed: 3425
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Golden Dartlet (Ischnura aurora) is a species of damselfly. A small apple green damselfly with black thoracic stripes and blue tipped yellow tail.

Male

Eyes: Black half moon like cap above, olive green to dark olive below, which fade to pale olive beneath. Two azure blue spots are present behind the eys. Thorax: Shining black with two pale grass green stripes. Sides are light green and white below. Legs: Pale greenish white with vertical stripe on femur, just above femur - tibia joint. Wings: Transparent. Wing spot: The wing spots are different in fore and hindwings. It is rose-red in forewings and uniform pale grey in hindwings. Abdomen: Bright yellow. The second and seventh segments has upper narrow and broad black marks respectively. Segments 8-10 are entirely azure blue. The 10th segment has an upper black spot.

Female

Eyes: Brown half moon like cap above, green to pale green below. Thorax: Shining black with two orange stripes. Sides are pale green. Legs: Pale white with vertical black stripes on femur, just above femur - tibia joint. Abdomen: A broad black stripe runs along the upper side of abdomen. Segments 8 - 10 do not have azure blue markings.

Wiki link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ischnura_aurora

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  • zetu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
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Hello
Excellent macro capture taken with great details and natural colors. Except few dust points in your lens, all is perfect
Thanks for sharing
Razvan

Hi Sharma,
Excellant image of this beutiful damsel. I really like the nice bright colors and sharpness. Well done.
Denis.

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