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Dragonflies and Damselflies

Dragonflies and Damselflies at Sculthorpe Moor Reserve

Small Red-eyed Damselfly male
Small Red-eyed Damselfly male

Dragonflies and damselflies recorded on the reserve:

  • Banded demoiselle | Calopteryx splendens
  • Emerald damselfly | Lestes sponsa
  • Azure damselfly | Coenagrion puella
  • Common blue damselfly | Enallagma cyathigerum
  • Blue-tailed damselfly | Ischnura elegans
  • Small red-eyed damselfly | Erythromma viridulum
  • Scarce emerald damselfly | Lestes dryas
  • Migrant hawker | Aeshna mixta
  • Southern hawker | Aeshna cyanea
  • Brown hawker | Aeshna grandis
  • Emperor dragonfly | Anax imperator
  • Four-spotted chaser | Libellula quadrimaculata
  • Black-tailed skimmer | Orthetrum cancellatum
  • Common darter | Sympetrum striolatum
  • Ruddy darter | Sympetrum sanguinium
  • Large red damselfly | Pyrrosoma nymphula
  • Red-eyed damselfly | Erythromma najas
  • Broad-bodied chaser | Libellula depressa
  • Hairy dragonfly | Brachytron pratense

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