Familiar 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.


Familiar Bluet
Enallagma civile
M: 1.2-1.5" F: 1.1-1.4" 20 Apr — 11 Nov
Uncommon
Habitat: Still or slow-moving water; rare on rivers. Common in newly formed sediment ponds, temporary or permanent waters, vegetated or not. Peak activity in late a.m. into afternoon; leaves water in late afternoon. Forages in flight by gleaning perched insects from vegetation.
Familiar (M)

Male
November 19, 2001
Howard County
June Tveekrem

Familiar Bluet (M)

Male
July 19, 2012
Centennial Park
Bonnie Ott

Familiar Bluet (M)

Male
October 15, 2015
Fox Chase
Bonnie Ott

Familiar Bluet (F on exuviae)

Female (on exuviae)
March 9, 2007
South Trotter Road
Wes Earp

Familiar (M)

Female
Novemnber 10, 2012
West Friendship Park
Bonnie Ott

Familiar Bluet (M and F in wheel)

Male and Female (in wheel)
August 27, 2012
Fox Chase
Bonnie Ott

Familiar Bluet (F)

Female (ovipositing)
April 21, 2012
West Friendship Park
Bonnie Ott