Nebraska Dragonflies and Damselflies
The Jade Clubtail is a distinctive grayish jade green with abdominal segments 7 to 9 rust-colored. Segment 10 and the claspers are pale yellow. It lacks an abdominal club. The thorax has a brown shoulder stripe and the abdomen is marked with green. It has green eyes and pale legs. The female is similar to the male. The bridge (occiput) between its eyes is straight-edged or slightly notched in the middle. It tends to perch on logs and branches protruding from water near the edges of lakes.
Green indicates accepted county record (specimen or photograph).
Size: 51-55 mm (2.0-2.2 in)
Habitat: ponds and lakes
Great Plains Range: TX, OK, KS, NE, MO, IA
Flight season: mid June to mid July
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