Posted on June 23, 2020
By Michael Griffiths
Banded Demoiselle Female
Category: Wilden Marsh Nature Reserve
I’ve got the same problem with damsel’s, bit it will
…not help you.
Hopefully, someone will confirm it’s the wrong identification.
Whatever I learn this year, I forget next year.
The males have a dark, metallic shining body, the color of which can be red-violet, golden or copper-colored. On the underside of the last three abdominal segments there red area, the so-called “red lantern” (hence the Latin species name haemorrhoidalis, meaning “blood flow”).
I’m hoping someone will identify it, Geo.
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