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Banded Demoiselle fly (Calopteryx splendens) Female


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A very common damselfly. The males when mature have a metallic blue-green body with a broad back band across the wings. Females have a bright metallic green/gold body and a tiny white spot towards the tip of each wing. They can be found on vegetation near rivers. Picture taken at Bromham Mill on 27th of May 2012.

2nd Jun 2012 by Diane Earl

Biology, Environmental Science

Key Stages:
Foundation, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

Geocode: Bromham Mill
Date of artefact: 27/5/12

insect damselfly

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