Taxonomy

Enallagma cyathigerum | Common Blue Damselfly | Goirmín Droimriabhach

Distribution

Status

Native status

Native

Species Biology

Identification

Length: 32mm

Second abdominal segment has club-shaped black mark

Stocky appearance

Lacks black "spur" on side of thorax

Thick blue "wedges" on thorax in both sexes

middle segments of abdomen largely blue



Habitat

a common species, typically of lakes, especially deep, open sites

Flight period

May to August

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Irish distribution

Widespread and common

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2019

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