Dragonflies and Damselflies

Family - Calopterygidae (Demoiselles)

Family summary

The family Calopterygidae is represented by a single genus (Calopteryx) comprising three species in France. The species C. splendens has two distinct and recognised forms.

Calopteryx genus

Calopteryx virgo - Beautiful Demoiselle - Le Caloptéryx vierge
Calopteryx splendens splendens - Banded Demoiselle - Le Caloptéryx éclatant
Calopteryx splendens xanthostoma - Western Demoiselle - Le Caloptéryx xanthostome
Calopteryx haemorrhoidalis - Copper Demoiselle - Le Caloptéryx méditerranéan

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