A small damselfly found in seepages and ditches. Much less common than I. Elegans, it can be identified by the blue "tail-light" on half of S8 and S9 (in elegans it is wholly on S8). It is noticeably smaller than elegans and the immature females are a striking orange colour.
Male in a narrow ditch on acid pasture land on the Somail plateau (34) - July 2006
20/07/2006 Several (approx. 10) males found in a drainage ditch on high, acid pasture land on the Somail plateau between Fraisse sur Agout and Lac de Vesoles (34).
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