Scarlet Skimmer Male
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|First macro shot with my new Nikon D7200.|
The scarlet skimmer or ruddy marsh skimmer, Crocothemis servilia, is a species of dragonfly of the family Libellulidae, native to east and southeast Asia and introduced to Jamaica, Florida, and Hawaii.
It is a medium sized blood red dragonfly with a thin black line along the mid-dorsal abdomen. It breeds in ponds, ditches, marshes, open swamps and rice fields.
There are two known subspecies; Crocothemis servilia servilia Drury, 1773 and Crocothemis servilia mariannae Kiauta, 1983.C. s. mariannae lacks the mid-dorsal black stripe.
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- [2018-09-10 12:05]
Hi Ram,nice perspective showing this scarlet skimmer,a lovely species of the great dragonflies family. This is your first macro and isn't perfect,you lost some details on the head zone while the tail is very perfect. Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
Ciao Ram, great macro of lovely dragonflyy, wonderful bright colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio