Identify Damselflies (Zygoptera)
seen at The Netherfield Lagoons

Discover more about these species such as habitat, a detailed description, their national distribution and the best time of year to see them (or visit the lagoons to try and find them!). Each species has photographs to help you in identification.

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Banded Demoiselle
Calopteryx splendens

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Emerald Damselfly
Lestes sponsa

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Large Red Damselfly
Pyrrhosoma nymphula

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Azure Damselfly
Coenagrion puella

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Common Blue Damselfly
Enallagma cyathigerum

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Blue-tailed Damselfly
Ishnura elegans

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Red-eyed Damselfly
Erythromma najas

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Small Red-eyed Damselfly
Erythromma viridulum

All photography taken at the Netherfield Lagoons, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire