Nebraska Dragonflies and Damselflies
The Blue-tipped Dancer is a medium-sized Dancer. The face and top of the male's thorax are blue-violet and the sides of the thorax are white. The tip of the abdomen is blue, but the rest of the body is nearly black. The females may be blue or brown. May perch in shade.
Size: 30-38 mm (1.2-1.5 in)
Habitat: spring-fed streams as well as sluggish sloughs or swamps
Great Plains Range: TX, OK, KS, NE, MO, IA, MN
Flight season: early June to late July
Green indicates accepted county record (specimen or photograph).
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