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Old Saturday 19th September 2009, 13:38   #1
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Unidentified Emerald Damselfly

Can anyone tell me what the following damselfly is? I believe it is one of the Emeralds and was taken at Staverton Lakes in Suffolk on the 11th September this year

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Old Saturday 19th September 2009, 14:32   #2
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Hey mate,

Checked this out and think yeah it is a emerald "spread wind damselflie", Pretty much all the others perch with there wings closed above there backs.
I'm no doubt wrong though:P
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Old Saturday 19th September 2009, 18:04   #3
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Not really equiped to answer, but I would have a stab at Emerald.
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Old Saturday 19th September 2009, 18:48   #4
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Its a Common Emerald (Lestes sponsa), not Willow Emerald (Lestes viridis), which was what most people were visiting Staverton for not too long back.
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Emerald

Thanks Rob

I did go to the site for Willow Emerald with no luck, but I did see some on the River Deben.
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