Natural History Photographs


Calopterygidae
Nederlands:Beekjuffers
English:jewelwings, demoiselles
Deutsch:Prachtlibellen
Calopteryx virgo
Authority:(Linnaeus, 1758)
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. Female (left), male (middle), and teneral male (right).
Batak (Smoljan), Bulgaria; 4 July 2021. Ovipositing female (left), and male (middle, right).

Calopteryx virgo festiva
Pinara (Muğla), Turkey; 12 June 2009.
Prosilio (Ioannina), Greece; 12 July 2020.