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Emerald Damselfly (female)

Lestes sponsa


Both males and females have a metallic green colour and when resting its wings are usually half opened.


One of the larger damselflies, this species is most common in July and August. It is often found by ponds and lakes, and is very rarely seen along flowing water.

1 Species ID Suggestions

taka.ita 11 years ago
Green Emerald Damselfly (Houtpantserjuffer)
Lestes viridis Houtpantserjuffer - Lestes viridis |

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Oud-Heverlee, Vlaanderen, Belgium

Spotted on Jul 4, 2012
Submitted on Jul 26, 2012

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