Nebraska Dragonflies and Damselflies
The River Jewelwing male is metallic green with the outer 1/3 of the wings black. Sometimes found in the same areas as Ebony Jewelwing. Male courts female by hovering while swinging back and forth in a wide arc.
Green indicates accepted county record (specimen or photograph).
Size: 43-54mm (1.7-2.1 in)
Habitat: small, clear, sand-bottomed streams
Great Plains Range: NE, SD, ND, CO, WY, MT, IA, MN
Flight season: mid June to mid August
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