Definitions

Bog Acidic wet peatland
Canal Linear waterway with minimal flow, originally created for boat traffic
Ditch Artificial drainage channel with minimal flow
Flush Small stream and/or marshy area fed by spring or groundwater
Lake Standing water body covering over 2 hectares (20,000m2); may be natural or artificial, including reservoirs and larger flooded mineral workings
Pond Standing water body covering less than 2 hectares (20,000m2); may be natural or artificial
River Flowing water over 3 metres wide
Stream Flowing water less than 3 metres wide

– principal habitat of common and widespread species
– secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species

Habitat
Species
Lake

Pond

River

Stream

Canal

Ditch

Bog

Flush
Damselflies
Banded Demoiselle Principal habitat of common and widespread species Principal habitat of common and widespread species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Beautiful Demoiselle Principal habitat of common and widespread species Principal habitat of common and widespread species
Scarce Emerald Damselfly Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Emerald Damselfly Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Principal habitat of common and widespread species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Principal habitat of common and widespread species
Willow Emerald Damselfly Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Northern Damselfly Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Irish Damselfly Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Southern Damselfly Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Azure Damselfly Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Principal habitat of common and widespread species Principal habitat of common and widespread species
Variable Damselfly Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Red-eyed Damselfly Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Small Red-eyed Damselfly Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Principal habitat of common and widespread species
Large Red Damselfly Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Principal habitat of common and widespread species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Principal habitat of common and widespread species Principal habitat of common and widespread species
Common Blue Damselfly Principal habitat of common and widespread species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Principal habitat of common and widespread species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Blue-tailed Damselfly Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Principal habitat of common and widespread species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Principal habitat of common and widespread species Principal habitat of common and widespread species
Scarce Blue-tailed Damselfly Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Small Red Damselfly Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
White-legged Damselfly Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Dragonflies
Azure Hawker Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Southern Hawker Principal habitat of common and widespread species Principal habitat of common and widespread species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Brown Hawker Principal habitat of common and widespread species Principal habitat of common and widespread species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Norfolk Hawker Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Common Hawker Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Principal habitat of common and widespread species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Migrant Hawker Principal habitat of common and widespread species Principal habitat of common and widespread species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Emperor Dragonfly Principal habitat of common and widespread species Principal habitat of common and widespread species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Lesser Emperor Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Hairy Dragonfly Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Common Clubtail Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Golden-ringed Dragonfly Principal habitat of common and widespread species Principal habitat of common and widespread species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Downy Emerald Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Northern Emerald Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Brilliant Emerald Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
White-faced Darter Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Broad-bodied Chaser Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Principal habitat of common and widespread species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Scarce Chaser Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Four-spotted Chaser Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Principal habitat of common and widespread species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Principal habitat of common and widespread species
Black-tailed Skimmer Principal habitat of common and widespread species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Keeled Skimmer Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Black Darter Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Principal habitat of common and widespread species Principal habitat of common and widespread species Principal habitat of common and widespread species
Yellow-winged Darter Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Red-veined Darter Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species
Ruddy Darter Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Principal habitat of common and widespread species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Principal habitat of common and widespread species
Common Darter Principal habitat of common and widespread species Principal habitat of common and widespread species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species Secondary habitat of common species, or main habitat of localised species

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