Nebraska Dragonflies and Damselflies
The Vesper Bluet male has a mostly yellow head and thorax and a mostly black abdomen with a pale blue tip (on segment 9). Females range from greenish yellow to orange. In females, abdominal segments 9 and 10 are pale, and there is a dark triangular spot on the top of segment 9.
Vesper Bluet male
Size: 29-37 mm (1.1-1.5 in)
Habitat: small lakes and slow streams with emergent vegetation
Great Plains Range: TX, KS, NE, MO, IA, MN
Flight season: late June to early July
Green indicates accepted county record (specimen or photograph).
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