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Violet Dropwing

Observed: 9th August 2013 By: gramandy
Kent Wildlife TrustThanet Coast ProjectWildwood Trust
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Violet Dropwing
Description:

Ornamental ponds in San Anton Gardens belonging to the president. This a male presumably, will post another which I think is a female scarlet but up for grabs really, could be red-veined or other. Name change to co-incide with Chris's ID (thank you).

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ID comment

A male

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thanks..

...Chris - and the difference btween scarlet and violet is?

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ID links below

Here's a couple of links that might help

Broad Scarlet (Scarlet Darter) - http://www.dragonflypix.com/speciespages/crocothemis_erythraea.html

Violet Dropwing - http://www.dragonflypix.com/speciespages/trithemis_annulata.html