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How To: Studying Tropical Dragonflies and Damselflies
by Viola Clausnitzer, KD Dijkstra and Vincent Kalkman

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Pic of the day by Dr. Ulrich Röder

Orthetrum glaucum (Brauer, 1865) (Hong Kong)

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Special mention to the latest 5 photos posted:

Martin Waldhauser
  Onychogomphus forcipatus albotibialis (Georgia)
Martin Waldhauser
  Ischnura pumilio (Georgia)
Martin Waldhauser
  Ischnura elegans (Georgia)
Martin Waldhauser
  Coenagrion scitulum (Georgia)
Martin Waldhauser
  Calopteryx splendens intermedia (Georgia)

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