Vier waarnemingen en eerste voortplantingsbewijs van Sympetrum meridionale (Sélys, 1841) in België

B Versonnen, Geert De Knijf, Edward Vercruysse, W Verhaeghe, T Van Wichelen

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    After nearly a century of absence, Sympetrum meridionale was seen 3 times in 2000 and once in 2001. There was an observation at Rekem (Limburg) on 20/06/2000, one at Harchies (Hainaut) on 25/06/2000 and one at Zelzate (East-Flanders) also on 25/06/2000 and finally one at Stekene (East-Flanders) on 01/08/2001. All the animals of 2000 were young: twice a young male (Rekem and Zelzate) and one freshly emerged female at Harchies. Especially this last observation proves that S. meridionale was able to reproduce successfully in Belgium. Very remarkable was the predation on a young male at Zelzate by a domestic cat.
    Original languageDutch
    JournalGomphus : mededelingsblad van de belgische libellenonderzoekers
    Issue number1-2
    Pages (from-to)3-13
    Number of pages11
    Publication statusPublished - 2002

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