Nehalennia speciosa

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Nehalennia speciosa
Nehalennia speciosa, male.jpg
Nehalennia speciosa (male)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Family: Coenagrionidae
Genus: Nehalennia
Species: N. speciosa
Binomial name
Nehalennia speciosa
(Charpentier, 1840)

Nehalennia speciosa (pygmy damselfly, sedgeling or sedgling) is a species of damselfly in the family Coenagrionidae. It is found in Austria, Belarus, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Italy, Japan, North Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, possibly France, and possibly Kazakhstan. Its natural habitats are swamps, freshwater marshes, and open excavations. It is threatened by habitat loss.