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Large Red Damselfly Large Red Damselfly shot near Krokatjørna, Bergen, Norway. Animals,Bergen,Damselfly,Insects,Large Red Damselfly,Natural World,Nature,Norway,Pyrrhosoma nymphula,Zoology Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

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  1. I did not expect Norway to have Damselflies at all, this makes it all the more interesting. Do you happen to know the name of the species?

    By the way, welcome to JungleDragon!
    Posted 6 years ago
    1. Thanks F. Lots of Damselflies and Dragonflies here in Norway. Large Red Damselfly it's called (thanks Jivko, below).
      Posted 6 years ago
  2. Hello Mjollnir, welcome to JungleDragon.
    Yes, this is Large Red Damselfly, Pyrrhosoma nymphula.
    Posted 6 years ago
  3. Thanks Jivko. I thought that was the species but nice to have it confirmed. Thanks for the info and the welcome :-D Posted 6 years ago
    1. Now that we know the species, it's time to introduce you to one of JungleDragon's most important features. Check out the button "Identify species" next to your photo. Let's see if you can figure it out on your own :) Posted 6 years ago

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The Large Red Damselfly ''Pyrrhosoma nymphula'' is a European damselfly. It is one of the first damselflies to emerge in the year.

Similar species: Dragonflies And Damselflies
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Jun 10, 2014. Captured Jun 10, 2014 13:48 in Spelhaugen 22, 5147 Fyllingsdalen, Norway.
  • NIKON D3100
  • f/5.6
  • 1/100s
  • ISO100
  • 300mm