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Promachus latitarsatus predating dragonfly
Guillermo Booth Rea
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Posted on 18-09-2013 10:55
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I hope the ID is correct.
Approx. 3-4 cm large. Shot in semiarid valley at Mogán, at the eastern side of Gran Canaria.
August 2013, 150 masl.
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Frontal view of Promachus latitarsatus
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Posted on 18-09-2013 15:38
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As far as I know that's the only species in genus Promachus occuring in Gran Canaria.
 
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