Nebraska Dragonflies and Damselflies
The Paiute Dancer male is overall blue to violet with black and grey markings. There is a wide black bar from one large eye through the ocelli (three small eyes) to the other large eye. The female is much browner than the male. Both have black shoulder stripes which are forked in their upper 1/3 to 1/2.
Size: 27-32 mm (1.1-1.3 in)
Habitat: spring-fed seeps, streams, marshes
Great Plains Range: TX, OK, KS, NE, SD, NM, CO, WY, MT, IA
Flight season: mid May to late August
Green indicates accepted county record (specimen or photograph).
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