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beautiful demoiselle

Calopteryx virgo


Males shiny blue green with dark wings, females copper colored with translucent golden brown wings.


Not far away from fresh currents, where the larvae develop.


One of the most beautiful damsel flies of Europe and North Africa.

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Atul 10 years ago


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Gif-sur-Yvette, Île-de-France, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Jul 2, 2011
Submitted on Feb 17, 2012

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