Stock Photo Description
Stock photo of a Yellow-Striped Flutterer Dragonfly a yellow and black striped dragonfly also known as the Yellow-Barred Flutterer or scientifically as Rhyothemis phyllis. This Macro Photography image is an extreme close-up revealing magnified detail of the face and compound eyes with the dragonfly looking directly into the camera lens. These Dragonflies can be somewhat troublesome and difficult to photograph. The Yellow-Striped Flutterer dragonflies rarely take rest when people are in the vicinity by perching on sticks, blades of grass or in this extreme macro photography dragonfly image a taught piece of rope. This is were they differ from most other Dragonflies. The Yellow-Striped Flutterer Dragonfly we see here is in the obelisk posture hence it is obelisking which keeps the dragonfly cool in hot Southeast Asian tropical climates where these dragonflies can be found and are extremely widespread.