Damselfly - Emerald   Male
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Taken at Baron's Haugh on 3rd July 2017 with Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.




 


Female
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 21st June 2018 with Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.

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Female
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 5th July 2013 with Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
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Taken at Baron's Haugh on 10th September 2015 with
Nikon D5200 - 18-55mm lens with Raynox DCR-250 Macro Attachment
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Damselfly - Emerald
Scientific Name:
Order:
Family:
A.K.A.
Lestes sponsa.
Odonata.
Lestidae.
Common Spreadwing.
Habitat:
Description:


Size:

Flies/Found:

Ponds and lakes, and is very rarely seen along flowing water.
Both males and females have a metallic green colour and when resting it's wings are usually half opened leading to it's other name as Common Spreadwing.
Abdomen is 26-33mm long.
Wings are 19-23mm long.
July - September.