Nebraska Dragonflies and Damselflies
The Powdered Dancer male, with its whitish head, thorax and abdominal segments 9 and 10, is our only mostly white damselfly. It is also our largest Dancer. The male has a wide, dark shoulder stripe. Females may be either brown or blue. The blue forms become gray at cool temperatures.
Powdered Dancer male
Size: 37-42 mm (1.5-1.7 in)
Habitat: rocky river banks and shores of lakes with rocky shores
Great Plains Range: TX, OK, KS, NE, NM, CO, MO, IA, MN
Flight season: early June to early September
Green indicates accepted county record (specimen or photograph).
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