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Azure damselfly
Azure damselfly


Coenagrion puella - Dragonfly
Coenagrion puella - Dragonfly
Coenagrion puella - Head
Coenagrion puella - Head
Coenagrion puella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Coenagrion puella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Azure Damselfly eating
Azure Damselfly eating

Coenagrion puella
Subspecies2
Common namesAzure Damselfly, Azure Bluet
German namesHufeisenazurjungfer, Hufeisen-Azurjungfer
Dutch namesAzuurwaterjuffer
Danish namesHestesko-Vandnymfe
Finnish namesEteläntytönkorento
Swedish namesLjus U-flickslända, Ljus lyrflickslända
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Eco zoneFreshwater
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (English Midlands (East Midlands (Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Northamptonshire)), North England (Northwest England (Cheshire))))), 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 (Italy Islands (Sicily, Sardinia), North Italy, South Italy), Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Portugal)), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia), Slovakia), Southeast Europe (Romania, Yugoslavia (Slovenia), Greece), East Europe (Ukraine, Belarus)
Asia
Central Asia
Africa
North Africa


CountriesAustria, Belarus, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Links and ReferencesCoenagrion puella in faunaeur.org
Coenagrion puella in dyntaxa.se
Coenagrion puella in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Azure damselfly
2. Coenagrion puella - Dragonfly
3. Coenagrion puella - Head
4. Coenagrion puella (Linnaeus, 1758)
5. Azure Damselfly eating
Quick search: Dragonfly - Head - Damselfly
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassPalaeoptera
Ancient winged insects
SuperorderOdonatoptera
OrderOdonata
Dragonflies, Damselflies, Demoiselles, Dragonflies and Damselflies
SuborderZygoptera
Damselflies
SuperfamilyCoenagrionoidea
FamilyCoenagrionidae
Pond damselflies, Narrow-winged damselflies, Pond Damsels
SubfamilyCoenagrioninae
GenusCoenagrion
Eurasian Bluets
Speciespuella
Coenagrion puella
Azure Damselfly, Azure Bluet
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Synonyms
Agrion puella
Agrion pupa
Coenagrion annulare
Coenagrion cingulata
Coenagrion furcatum
Coenagrion irina
Coenagrion ivanovi
Coenagrion pupa
 
Subspecies
Coenagrion puella kocheri
Coenagrion puella puella
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Keywords
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