Nebraska Dragonflies and Damselflies
The Arroyo Bluet is a western species which looks much like the River Bluet. The male is blue and black, with narrow shoulder stripes. Abdominal segments 8 and 9 are blue. The female may be pale blue or tan.
Size: 27-35 mm (1.1-1.4 in)
Habitat: ponds and streams
Great Plains Range: TX, NE, SD, NM, CO, WY, MT
Flight season: early July to early September
Green indicates accepted county record (specimen or photograph).
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