Banded demoiselle

 

… male …

The banded demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens) is a species of damselfly belonging to the family Calopterygidae.

It is often found along slow-flowing streams and rivers. It is a Eurasian species occurring from the Atlantic coast eastwards to Lake Baikal and northwestern China.

This is a common species throughout much of its range.

 

… female …

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