Tuesday, 12 April 2011
Sympecma sp.; the only European Damselfly to hibernate as adults
It looks like Sympecma fusca, which is the only European genus to hibernate as adults. They hide amongst dead leaves or dense shrubs but often take to the wing on sunny days, even in the middle of winter.
Source; Insects of Britain and Western Europe by Michael Chinery .
Posted by Peter Lovett
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