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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 Oleg Kosterin

Paracercion sieboldii (Selys, 1876) (Japan)

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Special mention to the latest 5 photos posted:

John Sim
  Urothemis signata insignata (Singapore)
John Sim
  Urothemis signata signata (Singapore)
Paul G. Schrijvershof
  Gomphus davidi (Turkey)
Paul G. Schrijvershof
  Paragomphus lineatus (Turkey)
Paul G. Schrijvershof
  Coenagrion ponticum (Turkey)

Do you know which species is on the photo 719 taken in Chon Buri Province, Pattaya, a tree at a muddy pool behind the chain of hotels alo (Thailand) ?

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