Where to See
|Latin Name||Platycnemis pennipes|
Mainly found along slow-flowing lowland streams and rivers, sometimes on canals or ponds.
|Status & Distribution|
Uncommon, though can be locally abundant on rivers and canals in southern England and a few sites in Wales.
May be confused with other blue and black species of Damselfly.
White-legged Damselfly can be distinguished by itd:
Hind margins of the head are distinctly angular.
Obvious banding patterns on the legs.
Blotchy caudal lamellae that terminate in a long filament.