Damselfly/Dragonfly Fieldmark Details
Calopteryx maculata (Ebony Jewelwing) - male Place mouse over blue text to show highlights
Calopteryx maculata (Ebony Jewelwing)
Length 1.5-2.2 inches. The male is large and green with dark wings.

The body can appear to be metallic blue or green depending on the light.

The wings are relatively wide in comparison to their length. They are approximately 3 times as long as they are wide.

May 2009 - Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Science, VA. US Range - Eastern and Central US.