Nebraska Dragonflies and Damselflies
The Azure Bluet is another black and blue damsel species. The male can be thought of as black in the middle and blue on both ends. The female has even more black than the male, and her thorax is darker. She has large blue spots on the top of abdominal segment 8.
Azure Bluet male
Size: 27-34 mm (1.1-1.3 in)
Habitat: ponds and lakes
Great Plains Range: TX, OK, KS, NE, MO, IA
Flight season: mid June to early September
Green indicates accepted county record (specimen or photograph).
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