Calopterygidae (broad-winged damselflies, jewelwings or demoiselles)

Large, metallic coloured damselflies with broad, often conspicuously coloured wings. Nymphs inhabit streams and rivers and have long legs and antennae. One genus (Calopteryx) in Europe with 4 species. Males are fiercely territorial and display courtship behaviour.


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Calopteryx xanthostoma – Western Demoiselle