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Emerald Damselfly

Emerald Damselfly - Lestes sponsa

Description:

Males are metallic green. Females are a duller green going into pale brown on the sides of the thorax and abdomen.

Habitat:

Often associated with acid bog pools and fairly brackish water, but also occurs in ponds, ditches, canals and lake margins with luxuriant vegetation.

Notes:

On the wing from late June.

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AlphaZeroOne
Spotted by
AlphaZeroOne

England, United Kingdom

Lat: 52.19, Long: -2.39

Spotted on Jun 21, 2011
Submitted on Nov 21, 2012

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