Damselfly/Dragonfly Fieldmark Details
Enallagma signatum (Orange Bluet) - male Place mouse over blue text to show highlights
Enallagma signatum (Orange Bluet)
Length 1.1-1.5 inches. The mature male Orange Bluet is a slim orange and black damselfly.

The orange eye spots are connected by an occipital bar.

The black shoulder stripe on the thorax is narrower than the orange stripe beside it.

The abdomen has a slender profile and the middle segments are dark.

Only segment 9 is all orange.
May 2008 - Occoquan Bay NWR, VA