LARGE RED DAMSELFLY Scientific Name : Pyrrhosoma nymphula
Overall length : 33-36mm
Hindwing : 19-24mm
Flight period : Middle March - end of August
Status : Widespread and common
Comments : First damselfly to emerge and one of the three most widespread sexes are easily identified mostly by the abdomen black stripes and Thorax side stripes and Black wingspots. There are 3 main female forms Typica— Fulvipes--Melanotum.