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Damselfly, Willow Emerald

Chalcolestes viridis

Description:

This has a metallic green body and at rest it holds its wings away from its body which suggested to me that it was a Dragonfly, however it's common name is the Willow Emerald Damselfly.

Habitat:

Spotted at Wicken Fen Nature Reserve, along side the Wicken Lode

Notes:

The ID has been confirmed by the British Dragonfly Society (BDS)

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Stephen Wain
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Stephen Wain

East Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Sep 9, 2018
Submitted on Sep 11, 2018

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