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Agrion intermédiaire (Coenagrion intermedium)

• English name: Cretan Bluet
• German name: Kretische Azurjungfer
• French name: Agrion intermédiaire
• Dutch name: Kretawaterjuffer
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Agrion intermédiaire (Coenagrion intermedium)

Distribution map Coenagrion intermedium

Map data based on J.-P. Boudot & V. J. Kalkman (eds.),
Atlas of the European Dragonflies and Damselflies


General ➤ a small species which replaces the similar C. pulchellum and C. puella on Crete
Classification • suborder: Zygoptera (damselflies); family: Coenagrionidae
Scientific name Coenagrion intermedium Lohmann, 1990
Distribution • click or tap the Map button above
Habitat • any permanent stream
Dimensions • typical body length: 35-36 mm; hindwing: 19-22 mm
Both sexesWings• the pterostigma is uniformly dark grey to black
MaleThorax• the antehumeral stripe is uninterrupted
 Abdomen• the abdomen has a U-shaped mark on S2
  • the amount of black dorsally on S5 tends to be greater than that on S3
  ➤ in terms of their shape the appendages are intermediate between C. pulchellum and C. puella
  • in side view the lower part of S3-S5 bears long black lines
FemaleThorax➤ the hind margin of the pronotum is intermediate between C. pulchellum and C. puella
 Abdomen• the top of the abdomen is mostly black with some coloured spots at the segment borders
Photographs • all of our photos below were made on Crete in 2010 and 2015

Twelve Coenagrion species; pronotum, female
Note: In C. intermedium the hind margin of the pronotum is intermediate between C. pulchellum and C. puella.

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2 / 20; PhotoID: Da842 26/06/2010 15:50 Greece F5.6 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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