Sedgling

Kohteesta Korentowiki
Loikkaa: valikkoon, hakuun

Sedgling Nehalennia speciosa

Extremely rare. Only one population remains in Tammisaari (undisclosed location). Favours a certain type of brackish bay, with well-structured vegetation and low water level. Was more common, though still very rare, in Southern Coast in early 20th century, now practically extinct. A sole record from Helsinki in July 2006 is the only record of the species outside Tammisaari for over 25 years!

Flight period: June-August

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Dreams come true. Male Sedling is tiny and delicate - don't confuse with Lestes spreadwings! Tommi Laurinsalo

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