Familiar Bluet - Enallagma civile (Hagen, 1861)

Range & Habitat:

Ranges throughout the state in a variety of habitats.


Flight Season:
Early Date: 19 May
Late Date: 1 November

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

Male Lateral - Photo by Jim Bangma
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Mostly blue, with a rather thin black humeral stripe. Postocular spots are moderately large and rounded-triangular; the occipital bar is reduced or lacking. In a good dorsal view, the long cerci can be readily seen.

Learn this one, it is a standard for comparison of all the other species.

Conservation Status:
State: S5 Demonstrably secure in the state
Global: G5 Secure globally, but possibly rare in parts of its range