Pyrrhosoma nymphula (Sulzer 1776) (Family Coenagrionidae)


Male

Female

Couple

Adult Emerged

Laying Eggs


Nymph

Exuvium


With Prey Sialis lutaria

Body Length: 33-36mm; Hindwing Length: 19-26mm
Egg Nymph Adult
(Several Weeks) (Winter) April - July
(Earliest: 22.4)

Biotopes:
Ponds
Food:
Sialis lutaria

Other Insecta
Parasites:
Arrenurus cuspidator
Predators:
Larinioides cornutus

Nature Spot: Large Red Damselfly - Pyrrhosoma nymphula
Biodiversity Reference: Large Red Damselfly


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2005 J.K. Lindsey

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