Nebraska Dragonflies and Damselflies
Hagen in Selys, 1876
The Taiga Bluet is our only representative of the Coenagrion genus. The male resembles many Enallagma males but has a thorax with a greenish tinge. The second abdominal segment has a black U-shaped mark on top, segments 6 and 7 are mostly black or bronze, and segments 8-10 are blue. The females may be pale blue or greenish.
Size: 27-33 mm (1.1-1.3 in)
Habitat: sedge marshes and fens
Great Plains Range: NE, SD, ND, CO, WY, MT, IA, MN
Flight season: June ?
Green indicates accepted county record (specimen or photograph).
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