Coenagrionidae

Coenagrion scitulum (Rambur, 1842)
Gaffelwaterjuffer Dainty Bluet (Dainty Damselfly) L: 30 - 33 mm
     
Relevant Dutch literature (Eng. summary)
  Gaffelwaterjuffer vliegt al etend achteruit

Gaffelwaterjuffer man

Adult (male), Hameau Bretel, Normandy, France, July 5 2009

Gafflwaterjuffer vrouw Adult (female), Hameau Bretel, Normandy, France, July 5 2009
Gaffelwaterjuffer man

Adult (male), Hameau Bretel, Normandy, France, July 5 2009

Gaffelwaterjuffer vrouw Adult (female), Hameau Bretel, Normandy, France, July 5 2009
Gaffelwaterjuffer tandem Pair of tandem, Hameau Bretel, Normandy, France, July 5 2009
Gaffelwaterjuffer tandem

Pair of tandem, Hameau Bretel, Normandy, France, July 5 2009


Habitat: Waters with rich aquatic vegetation sometimes slow-flowing


Distribution: One sighting in 2003 of a male in the south of The Netherlands, Nowadays a small population in the southwest (Zeeuws Vlaanderen) is succeeding.

Flight season: End of May tot July


Status: South European species. Maybe more individuals in future in the south of the Netherlands


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