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|Scientific Name||Enallagma cyathigerum|
|Status & Distribution|
This species is widespread throughout the whole of Britain.
It occurs in most waters and on large lakes is usually the most abundant species.
Will frequent open water more than other blue damselflies.
No spotting on the back of the head.
Three thin horizontal stripes on caudal lamellae (sometimes very faint).
Easily confused with other members of the genus Coenagrion.
Can be distinguished by: