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Orthetrum coerulescens

Lille Blåpil

July 9, 2012
  • Suborder:
    Anisoptera
  • Family:
    Libellulidae
  • Genus:
    Orthetrum
About

The common, small Orthetrum of flowing water throughout much of our area.

Size

Total: 36-45 mm.
Abdomen: 23-38 mm.
Hindwing: 28-33 mm.

Habitat

Running waters, such as streams and ditches. In the north of range, mainly runnels in boggy areas.

Flight Season

From June to August.

Range and Status

Rare in Denmark.



 

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