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Which Spreadwing? Bulgaria (1 Viewer)

Scridifer

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Horribly back-lit so the colouration is off - is there anything structurally to provide an ID? Taken near the Black Sea coast this morning.

Thanks,

Chris
 

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pdwinter

Paul Winter
I think you can eliminate Lestes barbarus (the monocoloured pterostigmas), L.dryas (not chunky enough), L.macrostigma (too late). In the very few pictures I have of Lestes virens the upper appendages are dark so perhaps that just leaves you with the Chalcolestes pair.
 

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