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Coenagrion puella (Linneaus, 1758)
Azuurwaterjuffer Azure Bluet (Azure Damselfly) L: 33 - 35 mm
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Azuurwaterjuffer man

Adult (male), Assen, Drenthe, June 16, 2006

Adult (male), Gasteren, Drenthe, June 4, 2007  
Azuurwaterjuffer vrouw Adult (female), Assen, Drenthe, May 21, 2008  
Azuurwaterjuffer vrouw Adult (female), Assen, Drenthe, May 21, 2008. Rare colorform female (like C. pulchellum)  
Mating adults, Vledder, Drenthe, June 2, 2007  
Azuurwaterjuffer eiafzet Ovipositing, Drouwen, Drenthe, May 4, 2007  
Azuurwaterjuffer tandem

Ovipositing, Eexterveld, Drenthe, June 12, 2006


Habitat: Wide variety of waters. Scarce on peaty or clay soils. Presence of aquatic vegetation is important

Distribution: Common in the Netherlands

Flight season: Highest numbers in June. May to September

Status: Not endangered