Nebraska Dragonflies and Damselflies
The Boreal Bluet male is more blue than black and looks very much like the Northern Bluet. The abdominal appendages are distinctive, the top ones being shorter than the lower ones. The females are tan, greenish or pale blue.
Boreal Bluet male
Size: 28-36 mm (1.1-1.4 in)
Habitat: marshy ponds and lakes
Great Plains Range: NE, SD, ND, NM, CO, WY, MT, IA, MN
Flight season: mid June to early September
Green indicates accepted county record (specimen or photograph).
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