Where to See
|Latin Name||Coenagrion pulchellum|
Well-vegetated ditches, canals and ponds. Rarely in flowing water.
|Status & Distribution|
Scattered and uncommon in mainland Britain but widespread and common in Ireland.
Easily confused with the other members of the genus Coenagrion.
Can be distinguished by:
Male: broken ante-humeral stripes and “wine-goblet” shaped marking.
Female:prominent median lobe on the pronotum.