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Blue-tailed Damselfies

Observed: 13th June 2009 By: JaseJJaseJ’s reputation in InvertebratesJaseJ’s reputation in InvertebratesJaseJ’s reputation in Invertebrates
Blue-tailed Damselfly, female 'rufescens' form
Blue-tailed Damselfly

Left image: pink 'rufescens' form female. Right image: probably male, maybe typical form of female? Around 50 individual Blue-tailed Damselflies observed in the run-off treatment area at Borrowpit Lake. Also Common Blue and Azure damselflies, but in lower numbers.

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blue-tailed damselflies

Last year I saw my first scarce blue-tailed damselfly here in Weymouth. Very similar to the species above but even smaller, and with the blue band closer to the tip of the abdomen.

Bob Ford