Where to See
|Latin Name||Coenagrion puella|
Small ponds and streams, and sometimes at the edges of larger water bodies.
|Status & Distribution|
Very common throughout the British Isles except the northern half of Scotland.
Can be easily confused with other damselflies of the Genus Coenagrion and with the Common Blue Damselfly Enallagma cyathigerum.
Species specific features include:
Spotting on the back of the head (one of several species). Easily confused with Variable Damselfly larvae.