Arctic bluet

Coenagrion johanssoni

The Arctic bluet is a damselfly which is part of the family of Coenagrionidae.
Arctic Bluet (Coenagrion johanssoni), Finland The Arctic Bluet (Coenagrion johanssoni) is a tiny damselfly which distribution in Europe is northern and northeastern. It occurs from Scandinavia (except Denmark), Baltic countries and Belarus eastwards and is missing from central and southern Europe. The individual in the image is male. Arctic Bluet,Arctic bluet,Coenagrion johanssoni,Coenagrionidae,Finland,Geotagged,Odonata,Pohjois-Karjala,Scandinavia,Spring,Tohmajärvi,Zygoptera,damselfly,insect,male,summer

Appearance

The Arctic bluet is one of the smallest damselflies in Norway. The female is very similar to the male and has smaller characteristic stripes on its back.

The wings are held behind the body. The wingspan is between 32 and 40 millimetres.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderOdonata
FamilyCoenagrionidae
GenusCoenagrion
SpeciesC. johansson
Photographed in
Finland