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Calopteryx from Montenegro

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Old Thursday 17th May 2018, 18:27   #1

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Calopteryx from Montenegro


Again, a puzzling odonate. Could there be some intermediate populations between different species in the region?

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Old Thursday 17th May 2018, 18:59   #2
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It has to be a variation in the female splendens I think?

Females in the region can display 'androchromism' where they look like males, there is also a great deal of regional variation in how much of the wing is dark.

Here's one like yours


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