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Cordulegaster boltonii (Golden-ringed Dragonfly)

Synonyms: Cordulegaster annulata; Cordulegaster forcipata; Cordulegaster lunulata

Wikipedia Abstract

The golden-ringed dragonfly (Cordulegaster boltonii) is a large, striking dragonfly and the longest British species, the only one of its genus to be found in the United Kingdom.
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Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Central & Western Europe Austria, Belgium, Byelarus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom Palearctic Temperate Floodplain River and Wetlands    

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Cordulegaster boltonii (Golden-ringed Dragonfly)[1]
Plectrocnemia conspersa[1]
Salmo trutta (Brown trout)[1]
Sialis fuliginosa (Marsh Alderfly)[1]
Vanellus vanellus (Northern Lapwing)[3]

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Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Quantification and Resolution of a Complex, Size-Structured Food Web, Guy Woodward, Dougie C. Speirs and Alan G. Hildrew, Advances in Ecological Research, Volume 36, 2005, Pages 85-135
3Ecology of Commanster
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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