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Jewelwing Damselfly Sightings

Order: Odonata Family: Calopterygidae Genus: Calopteryx

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Common Name: Jewelwing Damselfly Record#: 3126
Location: Herring Cove, Nova Scotia, CanadaDate Sighted: 2013-07-15    # Seen: 1User: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Jewelwing Damselfly in Herring Cove, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: McIntosh trail, near river
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Common Name: Ebony Jewelwing DamselflySpecies: Calopteryx maculataRecord#: 1408
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaDate Sighted: 2012-07-20    # Seen: 4User: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Ebony Jewelwing Damselfly in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: McIntosh Run Trail
Comment : This one is a male, they have metallic blue-green bodies and black wings.

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Common Name: Ebony Jewelwing DamselflySpecies: Calopteryx maculataRecord#: 1409
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaDate Sighted: 2012-07-20    # Seen: 1User: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Ebony Jewelwing Damselfly in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: McIntosh Run Trail
Comment : This one is a female,they have dull brown/black bodies and browish wings and glistening white spots near wing tip

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Common Name: Ebony Jewelwing DamselflySpecies: Calopteryx maculataRecord#: 610
Location: Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaDate Sighted: 2011-07-22    # Seen: 3User: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Ebony Jewelwing Damselfly in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small stream in Blue Mountain Wilderness area.
Comment : Female is usually a darker brown-black (male green or blue), black wings have a white pseudostigma on the wing tips, males lack the white tip.

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Common Name: Ebony Jewelwing DamselflySpecies: Calopteryx maculataRecord#: 611
Location: Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaDate Sighted: 2011-07-22    # Seen: 2User: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Ebony Jewelwing Damselfly in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small stream in Blue Mountain wilderness area.
Comment : The iridescent greenish (or bluish) body color and plain black wings makes it a male.

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