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Scarlet Dragonfly
Crocothemis erythraea (Brullé, 1832)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Odonata - dragonflies »  family Libellulidae - skimmers »  genus Crocothemis

Scientific synonyms

Libellula erythraea Brullé, 1832
Crocothemis chaldaeora Morton, 1920
Libellula coccinea Charpentier, 1840
Libellula ferruginea Vander Linden, 1825 nec Fabricius, 1775
Libellula inquinata Rambur, 1842
Libellula rubra de Villers, 1789 nec Müller, 1764

Least Concern

Images

Crocothemis erythraea - Scarlet Dragonfly

male

Author: Josef Dvořák

Crocothemis erythraea - Scarlet Dragonfly

male

Author: Martin Pustelník

Crocothemis erythraea - Scarlet Dragonfly

female

Author: Martin Pustelník

Crocothemis erythraea - Scarlet Dragonfly

male

Author: Jaroslav Koleček

Crocothemis erythraea - Scarlet Dragonfly

male

Author: Jaroslav Koleček

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Anax imperator Leach, 1815 - Emperor Dragonfly, Anax parthenope (Sélys, 1839)

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [214375]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Crocothemis erythraea (Brulle, 1832)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [59859]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Crocothemis erythraea (Brullé, 1832)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Crocothemis erythraea]
EN Paulson D., Schorr M., (2005-2013): World Odonata List 2015-02-26, Slater Museum of Natural History [as Crocothemis erythraea (Brullé, 1832)]
Data retrieved on: 8 March 2015

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