Coenagrionidae

Timandra griseata Hepialus lupulinus

Coenagrion pulchellum (Vander Linden, 1825)
Variabele waterjuffer Variable Bluet (Variable Damselfly) L: 34- 38 mm
     
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Adult (male), Taarlo, Drenthe, May 23, 2007

Adult (female), Gasteren, Drenthe, June 4, 2007
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Adult (female), Taarlo, Drenthe, May 16, 2006

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Pair adults, Taarlo, Drenthe,  June 22, 2007

Pair adults flying, Weerribben, Overijssel 

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Variabele waterjuffer paring Mating adults, De Weerribben, Overijssel, May 16, 2004
Variabele waterjuffer vrouw met mijten op onderkant borststuk Female with mites, De Weerribben, Overijssel, May 16, 2004

Habitat: Common in clay and peatbog areas. Well vegetated non-acidic meso- and euthropic waters


Distribution: Common in The Netherlands

Flight season: May to oktober. Highest numbers in May and june.


Status: Not endangered


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