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Large red damselfly 2011 018

Observed: 2nd May 2011 By: orioleoriole’s reputation in Invertebrates
large red damselfly 2011 018

About 4 cms long. Thorax striped green and yellow. Eyes yellow. Abdominal segments mostly red but with yellow bands at joins. Last three segments yellow and black.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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Yellow thoracic stripes indicate immaturity; they will become red over the next few days.

Hampshire Dragonfly recorder
Hampshire & IOW Wildlfe Trust