Nebraska Dragonflies and Damselflies
Hagen's Bluet is a small blue and black damsel that is very similar to the Marsh Bluet. The thorax of the male is mostly blue. Abdominal segments 6 and 7 are more black than blue. The female may be green, blue or tan, with an abdomen mostly black on top.
Hagen's Bluet male
Size: 26-33 mm (1.0-1.3 in)
Habitat: ponds and marshes, prefers acidic water
Great Plains Range: NE, SD, ND, WY, MT, IA, MN
Flight season: late May to mid August
Green indicates accepted county record (specimen or photograph).
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