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Zuidelijke glazenmaker Aeshna affinis

Foto: Peter Hoppenbrouwers


Aeshnidae [familie]
Aeshna [genus] (8/7)
affinis [soort]

Aeshna affinis is rare in The Netherlands. Before 1995 only four records were known, but in that year a small invasion occurred, during which up to 22 individuals were recorded at a single locality. There are indications that reproduction occurred at some localities. Smaller influxes have been recorded in all subsequent summers. Most records involved males patrolling low over drying or dried-up waters with low reeds or bullrushes. Such habitat is relatively frequent in the coastal dunes.



Krekels, R.