Tengere grasjuffer Ischnura pumilio

Ischnura pumilio (Charpentier, 1825)
Tengere grasjuffer Small Bluetail (Scarce Blue-tailed Damselfly) L: 26 - 31 mm
Relevant Dutch literature (Eng. summary)

Adult (male), Gasteren, Drenthe, May 15, 2007

Tengere grasjuffer man Adult (male), Winterswijk, Gelderland, May 24, 2008
Tengere grasjuffer vrouw Adult (older female) form typica, Elp, Drenthe, August 5, 2009

Adult (young female) form aurantiaca, Gasteren, Drenthe, May 15, 2007

Tengere grasjuffer vrouw typica Adult (younger female) form typica, Anderen, Drenthe, June 9, 2006
Tengere grasjuffer tandem

Adult (male & female), Gasteren, Drenthe, August 19, 2007

Tengere grasjuffer vrouw juvenile

Adult (very young female), Oude Molen, Drenthe, June 7, 2006

Tengere grasjuffer eiafzet onderwater Adult (female) form typica ovipositing under water, Eexterveld, Drenthe, June 12, 2006

Biotoop Tengere grasjuffer

Habitat: Small temporary ponds, springs and ditches. Huge populations are found on recently created habitats with sparse vegetation

Eexterveld, Drenthe, The Netherlands, June, 2006

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

Flight season: From June to August


Status: Not endangered. Effective coloniser