Coenagrionidae

Erythromma lindenii (Selys, 1840)
Kanaaljuffer Blue-eye (Goblet-marked Damselfly) L: 30 - 36 mm
     
Relevant Dutch literature (Eng. summary)   Kanaaljuffer

Kanaaljuffer man

Adult (male), Lettele, Overijssel,  July 15, 2006

Kanaaljuffer man Adult (male), Lessay, Normandy, France, July 8, 2009
Kanaaljuffer man Adult (male), Vlodrop, Limburg, July 22, 2006. Note the totaly blue eyes of the males. 
Kanaaljuffer eiafzet

Adult (female), Lettele, Overijssel, July 15, 2006

Kanaaljuffer tandem

Adult (male & female), Lettele, Overijssel, July 15, 2006

Kanaaljuffer paring Mating adults disturbed by male Erythromma najas, Lettele, Overijssel, June 21, 2008
Kanaaljuffer man jong Young adult (male), Hameau Bretel, Normandy, France, July 5, 2009
biotoop Kanaaljuffer

Habitat:

Lettele, Overijssel, The Netherlands, July 15, 2006

biotoop Kanaaljuffer Lettele, Overijssel, The Netherlands, July 15, 2006

Distribution: In The Netherlands increasing in northern direction

Flight season: Mid July to August


Status:  Not endangered. Formely named Cercion lindenni. Details of DNA, behaviour and larval and adult morphology show that it is strongly genetically related to the Erythromma species (K-D. B. Dijkstra, 2006). 


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