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Damselfly, Willow Emerald

Chalcolestes viridis


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.


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


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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