DAMSELFLIES

All the other creepy crawlies and animals that interact with your garden and the countryside
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Re: DAMSELFLIES

Post by nuthatch » Mon May 09, 2016 9:57 am

.:dragonfly: What a surprise, Jacksparrow :nod:

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Re: DAMSELFLIES

Post by Placido » Mon May 09, 2016 11:44 am

Have to say I'm with Mrs. JS on this one :eek: !!

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Re: DAMSELFLIES

Post by Placido » Thu May 18, 2017 7:26 pm

I saw a damselfly today (in fact, I think there were two) :faint:.
I've checked out the life-cycle and it could be true, possibly.
Could hardly believe my eyes.

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Re: DAMSELFLIES

Post by Jacksparrow » Thu May 18, 2017 8:34 pm

Good spot Placi. :yes: Were they blue ones?

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Re: DAMSELFLIES

Post by Placido » Fri May 19, 2017 11:24 am

No, Jacksparrow, they appeared to be a pale, pale creamy-yellow.

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Re: DAMSELFLIES

Post by Jacksparrow » Fri May 19, 2017 7:52 pm

Placido wrote:No, Jacksparrow, they appeared to be a pale, pale creamy-yellow.
You have had a visit from a couple of White Legged Damselflies. :clap:

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Re: DAMSELFLIES

Post by nuthatch » Sat May 20, 2017 7:46 am

:bunny: :D :bunny:

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Re: DAMSELFLIES

Post by Placido » Sat May 20, 2017 11:02 am

I :faint: have ?!?!?!
Thank you for telling me :yes:

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Re: DAMSELFLIES

Post by Jacksparrow » Thu May 17, 2018 4:17 pm

Three Large Red Damselflies visited today. Here are two of them engaged in egg laying :)
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What is not very clear is that during mating the male connects his abdomen just behind the females head.

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Re: DAMSELFLIES

Post by Jacksparrow » Thu May 17, 2018 4:22 pm

The female without the connected male
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