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Large Red Damselfly - Male & Female

Observed: 17th May 2010 By: lpearcelpearce’s reputation in Invertebrateslpearce’s reputation in Invertebrateslpearce’s reputation in Invertebrateslpearce’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

The first damselflies have started appearing -spring is here.

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

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The female is a dark form.

Female Large Red Damselflies come in three colour forms which differ in the amount of black on the abdomen. The one shown here is a female of the form melanotum, and will keep the black colour.