Vesper 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.


Vesper Bluet
Enallagma vesperum
M: 1.1-1.5" F: 1.2-1.5" 14 Jun — 24 Sept
Uncommon
Habitat: Ponds/marshes (marsh-bordered lakes), slow streams w/ abundant emergent/floating vegetation. Semicrepuscular (not flying in forenoon; most active in late afternoon, sometimes not active until dusk). Rests in white pines. Flies close to water surface.
Vesper Bluet (M)

Male
September 24, 2003
Centennial Park
June Tveekrem

Vesper Bluet (F)

Female
July 22, 2012
Centennial Park
Bonnie Ott

Vesper Bluet (F)

Female
July 22, 2012
Centennial Park
Bonnie Ott

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