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Beautiful  Banded Demoiselle( Calopteryx splendens) belonging to View on a Beautiful demoiselle in the Morning Light. Close-up of a blue Dragonfly at the Lake. Dragonflies (Calopteryx virgo). A Dragonfly sits on a green Leaf Banded demoiselle,Calopteryx splendens,background,banded,blue,body,calopterygidae,calopteryx,closeup,damselfly,demoiselle,eye,green,insect,lacy,macro,male,metallic,profile,resting Click/tap to enlarge

Beautiful Banded Demoiselle( Calopteryx splendens) belonging to

View on a Beautiful demoiselle in the Morning Light. Close-up of a blue Dragonfly at the Lake. Dragonflies (Calopteryx virgo). A Dragonfly sits on a green Leaf

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  1. Another top shot, perfectly executed! Posted one year ago
  2. Julian, all the 4 photos of this species you have identified as Calopteryx splendens. All of them are C.virgo, as you have correctly indicated in the description under the photos! Posted one year ago

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The banded demoiselle is a species of damselfly belonging to the family Calopterygidae. It is often found along slow-flowing streams and rivers. It is a Eurasian species occurring from the Atlantic coast eastwards to Lake Baikal and northwestern China.

This is a common species throughout much of its range.

Similar species: Dragonflies And Damselflies
Species identified by Julian Popov
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By Julian Popov

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Uploaded Mar 16, 2018. Captured Jul 8, 2017 10:25.
  • DMC-GX80
  • f/6.3
  • 1/400s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm