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Damsel fly

Observed: 14th July 2013 By: gjc64gjc64’s reputation in Invertebratesgjc64’s reputation in Invertebrates
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A blue and black damsel fly seen among thistles and buttercup.The sides of the abdomen are blue extending in narrow loops over the abdomen. The thorax has one black stripe each side. The legs are nearly white with a greyish strip down them.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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A female Common Blue Damselfly

The triangular " house shaped " mark in abdominal segment 8 identifies this damselfly.

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