Calopterygidae

Timandra griseata Hepialus lupulinus

Calopteryx virgo (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bosbeekjuffer Beautiful Demoiselle L: 45- 49 mm
     
Relevant Dutch literature (Eng. summary)   Bosbeekjuffervideo Bosbeekjuffer in kleine beek Bosbeekjuffer in klein stroompje

Bosbeekjuffer man Adult (male), Lessay, Normandy, France, July 8, 2009
Bosbeekjuffer man

Adult (male), Winterswijk, Gelderland, May 24, 2008

Bosbeekjuffer man Adult (male), Winterswijk, Gelderland, May 6, 2007
Bosbeekjuffer vrouw Adult (female), Lessay, Normandy, France, July 8, 2009
Bosbeekjuffer vrouw

Adult (female), Winterswijk, Gelderland, May 6, 2007

Adult (male & female), Valkenswaard, Noord-Brabant, August , 1982

Adult (female) after ovipositing, Valkenswaard, Noord-Brabant, August , 1982
'Rood achterlicht' man 'Red tail-light' of adult (male), Winterswijk, Gelderland, May 6, 2007

Habitat:  Prefers cooler running waters (smaller and shaded forest streams) than Calopteryx splendens 

Tongelreep, Valkenswaard, Noord-Brabant, July 1994

Biotoop langs een weg in Normandie, Frankrijk See video

Very small stream, Lessay, Normandy, France, July 5 2009


Distribution: Rare in the south of the country

Flight season: End of May to August. Most often seen in June and July.


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