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The Willow Emerald Damselfly - Chalcolestes viridis Fantastic sideview of a Damselfly giving a good look at its lengthy body. Chalcolestes viridis,Insects,Lestes viridis,Odonata,The Netherlands,Willow Emerald Damselfly Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

The Willow Emerald Damselfly - Chalcolestes viridis

Fantastic sideview of a Damselfly giving a good look at its lengthy body.

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  1. Fantastic composition, sharpness and colors. We're lucky to have you here, Wendy! Posted 11 years ago
    1. Thanks :) Posted 11 years ago
  2. Very nice! Posted 11 years ago
    1. Thank you :) Posted 11 years ago

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''Chalcolestes viridis'', formerly ''Lestes viridis'', is a damselfly of the family Lestidae. It has a metallic green body and at rest it holds its wings away from its body. Its common name is the Willow Emerald Damselfly or the Western Willow Spreadwing.

Similar species: Dragonflies And Damselflies
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded May 7, 2011.