Range & Habitat:
Ranges throughout the state but so far unrecorded in the middle
tier of states shown in the map.
Usually found at vegetated ponds and lakes.
Small and slender, with a mostly black abdomen with blue
apical rings. The large triangular postocular spots
connected by a prominent bar. The black humeral stripe is
narrow. Compare to the common Skimming
Bluet which is found in similar habitats. Also check Stream Bluet and
Turquoise Bluet which are usually
found along streams and Attenuated Bluet
in the Pine Barrens.
Conservation Status:State: S4 - Apparently secure in New Jersey
Global: G5 - Secure globally, but possibly rare in parts of its range
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