White-legged Damselfly (Platycnemis pennipes)

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Flight Period June and July



The male of this species is pale blue with a black line running the length of the abdomen. The legs are flattened and white or very pale. They legs are are waved during courtship display. Mature femalesares pale green and marked like the male. Immature females are creamy-white in colour with few black markings They are on the wing in late June and July and congregate in great numbers on the

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