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Damselflies

Group: 
Dragons & Damsels

Much more delicate than dragonflies and a much more fluttery flight. Most (not all) rest with their wings along the body.

The information about this group of species has been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Sites List Records List Recent Records Guidance Notes

For more information about a species click/tap its photograph:

  • Beautiful Demoiselle

    Calopteryx virgo
  • Banded Agrion

    Calopteryx splendens
  • Emerald Damselfly

    Lestes sponsa
  • Large Red Damselfly

    Pyrrhosoma nymphula
  • Small Red Damselfly

    Ceriagrion tenellum
  • White-legged Damselfly

    Platycnemis pennipes
  • Southern Damselfly

    Coenagrion mercuriale
  • Azure Damselfly

    Coenagrion puella
  • Common Blue Damselfly

    Enallagma cyathigerum
  • Blue-tailed Damselfly

    Ischnura elegans
  • Scarce Blue-tailed Damselfly

    Ischnura pumilio
  • Red-eyed Damselfly

    Erythromma najas
  • Small Red-eyed Damselfly

    Erythromma viridulum