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Pyrrhosoma nymphula Sulzer, 1776 ♂♀ ♥

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Pyrrhosoma nymphula Sulzer, 1776 ♂♀ ♥
Common names: Large Red Damselfly [En], Petite nymphe au corps de feu [Fr]

Meise, BRABANT ● Belgium

Description : It is a large, active, deep red damselfly with black legs and a bronze-black top to the thorax which has broad red or yellow stripes. Females occur in many colour forms, but all have yellow bands around the abdominal segments.

Biology : One of the most common damselflies, the Large Red Damselfly is often the first damselfly to emerge, usually in April or May.

Habitat: It can be found in almost any freshwater habitat but rarely on fast-flowing rivers or streams.

Distribution: Europe except extreme North, Morocco, Western Asia.


References:
British Dragonfly Society
Reichholf-Riehm H., 1984 Les insectes, Guide vert poche, Solar.




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