Coenagrionidae

Timandra griseata Hepialus lupulinus

Enallagma cyathigerum (Charpentier, 1840)
Watersnuffel Common Bluet (Common Blue Damselfly) L: 29 - 36 mm
     
Relevant Dutch literature (Eng. summary)   video watersnuffel poging tot paring

Watersnuffel man

Adult (male), Taarlo, Drenthe, July 7, 2007

Watersnuffel man Adult (male), Borger, Drenthe, September 23, 2007
Watersnuffel vrouw

Adult (female), Borger, Drenthe,  May 17, 2006

Watersnuffel vrouw Adult (female), Taarlo, Drenthe, July 5, 2008
Watersnuffel paringswiel

Mating, Assen, Drenthe, May 18, 2004

Watersnuffelende mannetjes Adult (males), Diever, July 1, 2008
Watersnuffels in territoriaal gevecht Territorial fight of adult males, Drouwen, August 23, 2009
Watersnuffel tandem Pair of tandem flight, Drouwen, September 8, 2009
Watersnuffel man Adult (male), Diever, July 27, 2008

Habitat: In acid waters high numbers of this species occur. All types of ponds, lakes and even slow rivers


Distribution: Common in the Netherlands

Flight season: End of April to November


Status: Not endangered


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