Coenagrionidae

Ceriagrion tenellum (Villers, 1789)
Koraaljuffer Small Red Damsel (Small Red Damselfly) L: 25 - 35 mm
     
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Koraaljuffer man Adult (male), Taarlo, Drenthe, July 14, 2009
Koraaljuffer man

Adult (male), Taarlo, Drenthe, July 12, 2006

Koraaljuffer vrouw

Adult (female) form erythrogastrum, Taarlo, Drenthe, August 26, 2004

Koraaljuffer man jong Young adult (male), Taarlo, Drenthe, June 1, 2007
Koraaljuffer vrouw typica

Adult (female) form typica, Taarlo, Drenthe, June 7, 2007

Koraaljuffer tandem Adult (female) form typica with male, Taarlo, Drenthe, August 16, 2005
Koraaljuffer paringswiel Mating, adult (female) form erythrogastrum, Taarlo, Drenthe, June 22, 2007
Koraaljuffer met zweefvlieg prooi Adult (female) caught Episyrphus balteatus, Taarlo, Drenthe, August 5, 2004
Adults at nightfall at Taarlo, Drenthe, September 14, 2006. In one Molinia caerulea ten adults were sitting next to each other.

Habitat: Bogs and oligo- mesothropic heathy lakes with peatmoss. Sometimes little streams


Distribution: Mainly on sandysoils of provinces Drenthe and Noord-Brabant

Flight season: June to September. Most individuals in July and August


Status: Not endangered. Locally common


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