Nebraska Dragonflies and Damselflies
The male Blue-ringed Dancer is mostly black with amber-tinted wings. The face is blue and the shoulder stripes are dark purplish blue. As in many of our Dancers, the last three abdominal segments are also blue. The females are greenish brown.
Size: 29-34 mm (1.1-1.3 in)
Habitat: streams or lakes with dense vegetation
Great Plains Range: TX, OK, KS, NE, NM, MO
Flight season: early July to late August
Green indicates accepted county record (specimen or photograph).
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