Lestidae

Lestes dryas (Kirby, 1890)
Tangpantserjuffer Robust Spreadwing (Scarce Emerald Damselfly) L: 35 - 40 mm
     
Dutch Literature (Eng. Summary):
   

Tangpantserjuffer man Adult (male), Lohme, Müritz, Germany, July 16, 2007
Tangpantserjuffer man Adult (male), Drouwen, Drenthe, August 4, 2009
Tangpantserjuffer detail achterlijfaanhangselen Adult (male) appendages, Drouwen, Drenthe, August 4, 2009
Tangpantserjuffer vrouw Adult (female), Lohme, Müritz, Germany, July 16, 2007
Tangpantser vrouw detail ovipositor detail Adult (female abdomen tip) ovipositor reaches beyond S10 (see arrow), Lohme, Müritz, Germany, July 16, 2007

Adult (male), Taarlo, Drenthe, June 27, 2006

Adult (male), Taarlo, Drenthe, June 27, 2006

Tangpantserjuffer tandem

Pair of tandem , Grolloo, Drenthe, August 5, 2008


Habitat: A variety of still waters. It does seem to prefer more dense vegetation, even drier sites than L. sponsa. In dune lakes, reedy shallows and small meadow ponds.

 


Distribution: Most abundant in the eastern part of The Netherlands.

Flight season: From June to half Augustus


Status: Not endangered


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