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 CHOG Odonata Photographic Archive

Willow Emerald Damselfly

  • First Harbour record September 2022
  • Length about 40 mm
  • Wingspan about 45 mm
  • Distinguished from Emerald Damselfly by pale wing spots, longer abdomen with, in males, no blue band near the tip, and irregular lower border of the metallic green on the side of the thorax, forming a dark mark (“spur”)

Female at the Lily Pond September 2023 Peter Boardman

Male at the Lily Pond – September 2023 Peter Boardman

September 2022 Barrie Taylor

Male – September 2022 Mike Gibbons

An informative view – September 2022 Chris Chapleo


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