Common Darter (Synpetrum striolatum)

Common Darter Synpetrum striolatum

Common Darter Synpetrum striolatum

Eggs are not laid, but broadcast from the air: the male holds the female in tandem and swings her down and forward over water. At the furthest point of the arc the female releases some of her eggs to fall on the water.

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2 Responses to Common Darter (Synpetrum striolatum)

  1. Nice Michael! Well done!

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