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Beautiful Demoiselle (Calopteryx virgo)

Order: Odonata (oh-do-NAY-ta) (Info)
Family: Calopterygidae
Genus: Calopteryx
Species: virgo

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On Sep 11, 2009, 5teve from Pays Basque,
France wrote:

European prefers fast flowing streams with sand or gravel bottoms often among trees
Flying May to September
Male blue female green. Male wings are partly clothed with a patch of dense colour starting well before nodus smoky brown at first but becoming darker as insects mature eventally deep blue or purple

Females wings clear at first then brownish never greenish

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