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Lestes sponsa - Emerald Damselfly

Phylum: Arthropoda - Class: Insecta - Order: Odonata - Family: Coenagriidae

Lestes sponsa, Emerald Damselfly

Emerald Damselflies are fairly common throughout Britain and Ireland, where they favour stillwaters surrounded by rushes and other tall bankside vegation. The specimen shown here is a female.


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