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The Small Red-eyed Damselfly Erythromma viridulum is a member of the damselfly family Coenagrionidae. It is very similar to the Red-eyed Damselfly. The species is a small damselfly, about 29 millimetres (1.1 in) long, predominantly black with iridescent blue markings. Its large, spaced eyes are a deep red.
Found on ponds, lakes and ditches and sometimes on brackish water. It seems to be associated with floating vegetation such as Hornwort and Water Milfoil.
Photos taken @ Modrac Lake near Bikoze, Bosnia & Herzegovina.
Lat: 44.51, Long: 18.47
Spotted on Aug 27, 2016
Submitted on Sep 4, 2016