One of the rarest and the smallest blue damselfly in the UK. We spotted ours in the New Forest but it has outposts in Devon and the Gower peninsula.
- black Coenagrion “spur” on side of thorax
- ♂ – S2 displays a black shape supposedly resembling Mercury’s winged helmet
- ♂ – S3-6 usually ~half black dorsally
- lozenge-shaped pterostigma with darker centre [sounds like a chocolate ]
|male||pair in tandem|