Emerald Damselfly (Lestes sponsa)


male Lestes sponsa Photo David Kitching 2005


female Lestes sponsa Photo David Kitching 2002


Female Lestes sponsa Photo David Kitching 2006

map
Distribution map for Emerald Damselfly
Large dot = Proven breeding,
Medium dot = Probable breeding,
Small dot = Possible breeding
Open rectangle = Pre 1980 records only
Red dots show tetrads in which species has only been recorded since 1991 or where breeding status has been raised since 1991.

Flight period histogram
Flight period


male Lestes sponsa Photo David Kitching 2004


male Lestes sponsa Photo © David Kitching 2010


Female Lestes sponsa Photo © R Bradshaw 2008

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Last updated 2.1.2014