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Image number: 2415813

Emperor Dragonfly (Anax imperator) female coming to lay, resting on a couple of Damselfly (Zygoptera sp) desperately trying to escape, Botanical Garden of Nancy, Lorraine, France

© Stéphane Vitzthum / Biosphoto

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Image size: 3500x2330 pixels (11.7"x7.8" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2014-06-12

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BBC 2016-2017, concours fpf nature papier 2015, passe la préselection BBC wildlife janvier 2017


Wild animal / Insect / Odonate / Emperor dragonfly (Anax imperator)

Wild animal / Insect / Odonate / Damselfly

Hortus / Garden type / Botanical garden

Matter (substance) / Water (matter) / Water surface

Winning picture

Europe / European Union / France / Grand Est / Lorraine / Meurthe-et-Moselle 54 / Nancy


Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Low Risk (IUCN) LR / Least Concern (IUCN) LC

Area / Freshwater wetland area / Artificial wetland area / Puddle

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (zoology) / Egg

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Spring

Species / Reproduction / Sexual reproduction / Mating

Shot / Macrophotography

Shot / Overview

Shot / Profile shot

Behavior / Reproductive behaviour / Lay


Individual / Stage of development / Imago

Enumeration / Alone

Enumeration / Pair / Couple

Individual / Female

Individual / Nobody

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Protostomia / Articulata / Arthropoda / Tracheata / Antennata / Hexapoda / Insecta / Odonata / Anisoptera / Aeschnidae / Anax

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