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Willow emerald damselfly - Western willow spreadwing
Willow emerald damselfly - Western willow spreadwing


Lestes viridis
Lestes viridis
Lestes viridis - Head
Lestes viridis - Head

Lestes (Chalcolestes) viridis
German namesGemeine Weidenjungfer, Weidenjungfer
AuthorVander Linden, 1825
Eco zoneFreshwater
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain)), Germany (West Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)), Scandinavia (Sweden), Fennoscandia (Finland)), West Europe (Austria, France, Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg), Liechtenstein), South Europe (Italy, Iberian Peninsula (Spain)), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Slovakia), Southeast Europe (Yugoslavia (Slovenia, Croatia))
Asia
West Asia (Near East (Turkey, Israel)), Far East (Southeast Asia (Philippines))
Oceania
Polynesia
New Zealand
Africa
East Africa
Tanzania, Djibouti
Central Africa
Cameroon
America
South America
Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Chile


CountriesAustria, Belgium, Brazil, Cameroon, Chile, Croatia, Djibouti, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Turkey, United Kingdom
Taxonomic statusSynonymus of Lestes barbarus
Links and ReferencesLestes viridis in faunaeur.org
Lestes viridis in dyntaxa.se
Lestes viridis in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Willow emerald damselfly - Western willow spreadwing
2. Lestes viridis
3. Lestes viridis - Head
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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
SuperfamilyLestoidea
Bluestreaks
FamilyLestidae
Spreadwings, Spread-winged damselflies, Spreadwing
SubfamilyLestinae
GenusLestes
SubgenusChalcolestes
Willow Spreadwings
Speciesviridis
Lestes viridis
AuthorVander Linden, 1825
 
Synonyms
Lestes leucopsallis
Lestes viridis
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Keywords
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