Double-striped Bluet

Place name abbreviations: MPEA - Middle Patuxent Environment Area; PRSP - Patuxent River State Park; PVSP - Patapsco River Valley State Park; WMA - Wildlife Management Area.

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Species common name
Scientific name
Length (in inches; M and F if different) Flight season
Relative abundance
Habitat.


Double-striped Bluet (M)

Male
March 17, 2007
South Trotter Road
Wes Earp

Double-striped Bluet (M)

Male
October 13, 2003
Font Hill Park
June Tveekrem

Double-striped Bluet (M)

Male
May 31, 2016
Mount Pleasant
Bonnie Ott

Double-striped Bluet (M)

Male
May 31, 2016
Mount Pleasant
Bonnie Ott

Double-striped Bluet (F)

Female
June 16, 2016
David Force WMA
Linda Hunt

Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
M: 0.8-1.1" F: 0.8-1.1" 10 May — 17 Oct
Uncommon
Habitat: Ponds, especially freshly created ones w/ sparse vegetation. Reservoirs, borrow (gravel) pits, lakes, slow streams/rivers, especially spring-fed streams. Widespread but intermittent.