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Каменисто мекошарче (Epallage fatime)

• English name: Odalisque
• German name: Blaue Orientjungfer
• French name: N/A
• Dutch name: Oriëntjuffer
• Swedish name: N/A
• Norwegian name: N/A
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• Bulgarian name: Каменисто мекошарче

Каменисто мекошарче (Epallage fatime)

Not present
Present before 1990
Present after 1990

Present before and after 1990
Present after 2015

Distribution map Epallage fatime

Map data based on J.-P. Boudot & V. J. Kalkman (eds.),
Atlas of the European Dragonflies and Damselflies


General • a large and robust species of south-eastern Europe which spreads its wings when at rest
Classification • suborder: Zygoptera (damselflies); family: Euphaeidae
Conservation status • IUCN Red List Europe: Near Threatened
Scientific name Epallage fatime (Charpentier, 1840)
Distribution • click or tap the Map button above
Notes ➤ spreads its wings fully when resting on rocks or stream-side vegetation
  • its flight is strong, like that of a dragonfly
  • both males and females hold territories at the water
  • the only species in this genus
Habitat • rocky streams and rivers
Dimensions • typical body length: 40-50 mm; hindwing: 30-34 mm
Both sexesWings• the wings may be hyaline or have a smoky brown tint but in either case the wing tip is typically dark
  ➤ the pterostigma is dark grey and very long
 Legs• the legs have short spines
MaleThorax• the thorax is dark blue but, in mature males, it is covered with a pale, whitish pruinescence
 Abdomen• the abdomen is dark blue but, in mature males, it is covered with a pale, whitish pruinescence
FemaleThorax• in younger females the thorax is yellow with broad black stripes; in older females the side of the thorax is covered in a white pruinescence
 Abdomen• in younger females the abdomen is black with white lateral patches; in older females the abdomen is covered in a white pruinescence
Photographs • our photos below were made in Greece, Cyprus and Turkey

Epallage fatime; wing
Note: This very long pterostigma is unique among European damselflies.

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Каменисто мекошарче (Epallage fatime) ♀

1 / 20; PhotoID: Da761 17/05/2016 11:36 Cyprus F8 1/800 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
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Каменисто мекошарче (Epallage fatime) ♀

2 / 20; PhotoID: Da762 26/05/2009 10:29 Turkey F8 1/180 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Каменисто мекошарче (Epallage fatime) ♂

3 / 20; PhotoID: Da763 04/07/2010 17:39 Greece F6.3 1/320 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Каменисто мекошарче (Epallage fatime) ♂

4 / 20; PhotoID: Da764 26/05/2009 12:43 Turkey F8 1/250 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Каменисто мекошарче (Epallage fatime) ♂

5 / 20; PhotoID: Da765 04/06/2019 12:46 Turkey F8 1/500 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
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Каменисто мекошарче (Epallage fatime) ♂

6 / 20; PhotoID: Da766 04/07/2010 18:20 Greece F8 1/125 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Каменисто мекошарче (Epallage fatime) ♂

7 / 20; PhotoID: Da767 27/05/2009 17:40 Turkey F5.6 1/350 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Каменисто мекошарче (Epallage fatime) ♀

8 / 20; PhotoID: Da768 27/05/2009 17:54 Turkey F8 1/125 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Каменисто мекошарче (Epallage fatime) ♂

9 / 20; PhotoID: Da785 15/05/2016 15:01 Cyprus F8 1/100 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
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Каменисто мекошарче (Epallage fatime) ⚤

10 / 20; PhotoID: Da786 28/05/2009 15:15 Turkey F5.6 1/250 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Каменисто мекошарче (Epallage fatime) ⚤

11 / 20; PhotoID: Da787 28/05/2009 15:27 Turkey F5.6 1/125 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Каменисто мекошарче (Epallage fatime) ⚤

12 / 20; PhotoID: Da788 28/05/2009 15:32 Turkey F5.6 1/350 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Каменисто мекошарче (Epallage fatime) ⚤

13 / 20; PhotoID: Da789 28/05/2009 15:35 Turkey F5.6 1/500 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Каменисто мекошарче (Epallage fatime) ♂

14 / 20; PhotoID: Da790 04/06/2019 12:51 Turkey F8 1/200 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
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Каменисто мекошарче (Epallage fatime) ♂

15 / 20; PhotoID: Da792 04/06/2019 12:52 Turkey F8 1/125 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
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Каменисто мекошарче (Epallage fatime) ♀

16 / 20; PhotoID: Da793 02/06/2009 17:48 Turkey F5.6 1/320 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Каменисто мекошарче (Epallage fatime) ♀

17 / 20; PhotoID: Da794 09/06/2013 17:03 Turkey F8 1/350 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Каменисто мекошарче (Epallage fatime) ♀

18 / 20; PhotoID: Da795 04/06/2009 10:35 Turkey F5.6 1/125 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Каменисто мекошарче (Epallage fatime) ⚤

19 / 20; PhotoID: Da796 04/06/2009 12:30 Turkey F5.6 1/200 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Каменисто мекошарче (Epallage fatime) ♂

20 / 20; PhotoID: Da797 05/07/2010 12:07 Greece F8 1/320 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF