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For the United States & Canada

Species Enallagma ebrium - Marsh Bluet

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Zygoptera (Damselflies)
Family Coenagrionidae (Narrow-winged Damselflies)
Genus Enallagma (American Bluets)
Species ebrium (Marsh Bluet)
Size
25-34 mm
Identification
Mostly blue bluet with segment 7 almost totally black and segment 6 half black. Black spots on other segments approximately equal sized. (1)
Range
Northern tier of states in US
Habitat
Marshy ponds
Season
June to August
Works Cited
1.Damselflies of the Northeast
Ed Lam. 2004. Biodiversity Books.