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Dragonflies of the Munich Botanical Garden

Anisoptera

Aeshnidae

Aeshna cyanea
Newly hatched dragonfly.
Aeshna grandis
Anax imperator
Female laying eggs.
male
Anax parthenope
Seen in the Nymphenburg Palace Park.

Corduliidae

Cordulia aenea
male, Nymphenburg Palace Park
Onychogomphus forcipatus
Male with grippers on the abdomen

Libellulidae

Libellula depressa
male
Libellula quadrimaculata
male
Orthetrum cancellatum
male
female
mating
Orthetrum coerulescens
male
mating
Sympetrum danae
male
Sympetrum fonscolombii
Sympetrum sanguineum
male
female
Sympetrum striolatum
mating
Sympetrum vulgatum
male
mating

Zygoptera

Calopteryxgidae

Calopteryx splendens
mating
Calopteryx virgo
male, Nymphenburg Palace Park
female, Nymphenburg Palace Park

Coenagrionidae

Coenagrion puella
Female laying eggs.
Dragonfly larva leaves the water.
Enallagma cyathigerum
male, Nymphenburg Palace Park
Erythromma viridulum
Male with red complex eyes
Ischnura elegans
Male eats an insect.
Pyrrhosoma nymphula
The male holds the female by the neck.
male
female

Lestidae

Lestes viridis
Sympecma fusca
mating

Platycnemididae

Platycnemis pennipes
male
female

Photos: Hans Wolf


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