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Damselflies mating

Observed: 16th August 2012 By: slmiddleton
Damselflies mating

Could someone ID these for me please? There are so many species that look similar - I don't want to get the wrong one!
They were spotted in the reeds next to an inland freshwater lake.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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ID comment

The upper damselfly is the male, it has a thin and mainly dark abdomen with an all blue segment 8.