Nebraska Dragonflies and Damselflies
Hagen in Selys, 1865
The Vivid Dancer is similar to Springwater Dancer. The male is bright blue, with a wide stripe on the top of the thorax. The blue abdominal segments are ringed with black. Females are blue or brown.
Size: 29-38 mm (1.1-1.5 in)
Habitat: spring-fed streams and pools
Great Plains Range: NE, SD, NM, CO, WY, MT
Flight season: late May to late August
Green indicates accepted county record (specimen or photograph).
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