Nebraska Dragonflies and Damselflies
The adult male Blue Dasher has a white face, green eyes and a black and yellow striped thorax. The abdomen is pale blue with a dark tip. The wings may be streaked or tinted with brown. The female thorax and abdomen are black with yellow stripes.
Blue Dasher male
Size: 28-45 mm (1.1-1.8 in)
Habitat: ponds and marshes: still waters
Great Plains Range: TX, OK, KS, NE, NM, CO, MO, IA, MN
Flight season: mid May to mid September
Green indicates accepted county record (specimen or photograph).
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