Vesper Bluet - Enallagma vesperum (Calvert, 1919)

Range & Habitat:

The apparent distribution pattern may be more a function of the observers than the critter, especially given this one's crepuscular habits.


Flight Season:
Early Date: 4 May
Late Date: 22 September

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

Male Dorsal - Photo by Jim Bangma
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A yellow bluet with a blue tip to the abdomen which sets it apart from Scarlet and Orange Bluets. Females range from pale yellow to green and show a prominent occiptal bar


Conservation Status:
State: S4 Apparently secure in New Jersey
Global: G5 Secure globally, but possibly rare in parts of its range