The stamp comes from set of 2 designs.
Lesser Emperor (Anax parthenope)
is a dragonfly of the family Aeshnidae. It is found in Ignalina, Lazdijai,
Moletai, Prienai, Trakai, Ukmerge, Varena, and Vilkaviskis districts in
Lithuania. The Lesser Emperor usually inhabits the surrounding areas of
forest lakes and ponds. The female of the species insert their eggs into
water plants' stems. Larval development depends on water temperature and
takes 1-2 years. The Lesser Emperor is most commonly seen from May to August.
It feeds on insects. Water pollution and recreational activities in its
natural habitats are major threats to the Lesser Emperor. Since 1989, this
species is under protection in Lithuania.