Natural History Photographs


Calopterygidae
Nederlands:Beekjuffers
English:jewelwings, demoiselles
Deutsch:Prachtlibellen
Calopteryx splendens
Nederlands:Weidebeekjuffer
English:Banded Demoiselle
Deutsch:Gebänderte Prachtlibelle
Norsk:Blåbåndvannymfe
Svenska:Blåbandad jungfruslända
Français:Caloptéryx éclatant
Italiano:Splendente comune
Mesnois (Jura), France; 21 July 2009.

Calopteryx splendens intermedia
Limonlu (Mersin), Turkey; 30 May 2008. Male.
Limonlu (Mersin), Turkey; 18 June 2011. Androchrome female.
Calopteryx virgo
Nederlands:Bosbeekjuffer
English:Beautiful Demoiselle
Deutsch:Blauflügel-Prachtlibelle
Norsk:Blåvingevannymfe
Svenska:Blå jungfruslända
Français:Caloptéryx vierge
Italiano:Splendente di fonte
Español:Alinegro verde
Slenaken (Zuid-Limburg), the Netherlands; 5 May 2007.
Left, female; middle and right, male.

Calopteryx virgo festiva
Pinara (Muğla), Turkey; 12 June 2009.