Female Banded Agrion (Calopteryx splendens)

Male and female are variable in color and pattern. The male has translucent wings which each have a broad, dark iridescent blue-black spot (or band) across the outer part. On immature dragonflies the spot is dark brown. The body can be a metallic blue or bluish green or a combination of both colours, depending on the time of year and location.

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Female banded agrion (Calopteryx splendens)

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Female banded agrion (Calopteryx splendens)

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2 Responses to Female Banded Agrion (Calopteryx splendens)

  1. Very Nice! Love the detail you captured!

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