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Beautiful demoiselle - Calopteryx virgo - Photo: Jim Knopf
Beautiful demoiselle - Calopteryx virgo - Photo: Jim Knopf



Calopteryx virgo
Subspecies5
Common namesBeautiful Demoiselle, Beautiful Jewelwing
German namesBlauflügel-Prachtlibelle, Gemeine Seejungfer
Dutch namesBosbeekjuffer
Danish namesBlåvinget Pragtvandnymfe, Blavinget Pragtvandnymfe
Finnish namesNeidonkorento
Norwegian namesBlåvingevannymfe
Swedish namesBla jungfruslända, Blå jungfruslända
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Eco zoneFreshwater
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain), Ireland), Germany (West Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)), Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia))), West Europe (Austria, France (South France (Corsica)), Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg), Liechtenstein), South Europe (Italy, Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Portugal)), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia)), Southeast Europe (Romania, Yugoslavia (Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro (Serbia), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia), Greece), East Europe (Belarus)
Asia
Far East (East Asia (Japan)), West Asia (Near East (Turkey))
Russia


CountriesAustria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom
Links and ReferencesCalopteryx virgo in faunaeur.org
Calopteryx virgo in dyntaxa.se
Calopteryx virgo in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Beautiful demoiselle - Calopteryx virgo - Photo: Jim Knopf
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassPalaeoptera
Ancient winged insects
SuperorderOdonatoptera
OrderOdonata
Dragonflies, Damselflies, Demoiselles, Dragonflies and Damselflies
SuborderZygoptera
Damselflies
SuperfamilyCalopterygoidea
FamilyCalopterygidae
Demoiselles, Broad-winged damselflies, Broad-winged Damsels
SubfamilyCalopteryginae
GenusCalopteryx
Jewelwings
Speciesvirgo
Calopteryx virgo
Beautiful Demoiselle, Beautiful Jewelwing
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Synonyms
Agrion colchicus
Agrion virgo
Calopteryx altaica
Calopteryx anceps
Calopteryx colchicus
Calopteryx ludoviciana
Calopteryx nicaeensis
Calopteryx pseudoneurobasis
Calopteryx vesta
Calopteryx violacea
Libellula virgo
 
Subspecies
Calopteryx virgo britannica
Calopteryx virgo festiva
Calopteryx virgo meridionalis
Calopteryx virgo padana
Calopteryx virgo virgo
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