Nebraska Dragonflies and Damselflies
The Alkali Bluet is blue and black, with abdominal segments 8 and 9 all blue and segment 10 black only on top. All or most of the female's segment 8 is pale blue or pale tan.
Size: 28-37 mm (1.1-1.5 in)
Habitat: lakes, especially saline or alkaline waters
Great Plains Range: NE, SD, ND, NM, CO, WY, MT, IA, MN
Flight season: early June to late July
Green indicates accepted county record (specimen or photograph).
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