Copyright: Per Hoffmann Olsen

Lestes sponsa (Hansemann, 1823)

Lestes sponsa

Flight-period Central Europe: from Mid May to Mid October

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Imago

Conservation Status in Austria: Least Concern (LC)

  NE DD LC NT VU EN CR RE EX
Austria
Europe

English:Emerald Damselfly
German:Gemeine Teichjungfer
Danish:Almindelig Kobbervandnymfe
Date:08/08/2003
Location:Denmark, Zealand, Vordingborg
 
Copyright:Per Hoffmann Olsen
Camera:Canon EOS 500N (Film)
Lens:Sigma 180mm 1:3.5 Macro with 25mm Extension Tube
 

It's difficult to determine the very similar L. dryas (Kirby, 1890) from L. sponsa. On the male L. sponsa the 2nd abdominal segment is blue, on L. dryas only 2/3 is blue.

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