Nebraska Dragonflies and Damselflies
The Marsh Bluet is a fairly small blue and black damsel with small eyespots. The abdomen is predominately blue, with small, equal-sized areas of black on segments 3 to 5. The upper abdominal appendages are forked.
Marsh Bluet male
Size: 25-34 mm (1.0-1.3 in)
Habitat: marshes and ponds
Great Plains Range: NE, SD, ND, WY, MT, IA, MN
Flight season: late June to mid July
Green indicates accepted county record (specimen or photograph).
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