Coppery Emerald - Somatochlora georgiana (Walker, 1925)

This is a species of concern. Please report any encounters to Odonata Central.

Range & Habitat:

A rather enigmatic species in New Jersey, specimens exist for only a very few locations in the coastal plain. Anecdotal evidence, however, indicates it may be more common and should be actively searched for.


Flight Season:
Early Date: 12 July
Late Date: 13 July

Flight season charts created from records in the official database maintained by Allen Barlow.


See the chart of NJ Striped Emerald male claspers


Conservation Status:
State: S1 Critically imperiled in NJ
Global: G3G4 Very rare and local throughout its range, found locally in a restricted range, or vulnerable due to other factors