Turquoise Bluet Enallagma divagans Selys, 1876S3S4    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Odonata   >   Family Coenagrionidae   >   Genus Enallagma   

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Turquoise Bluet (Enallagma divagans) is an attractive damselfly of riparian habitats, like wooded streams or rivers. It can occasionally be found along the shores of wooded lakes or reservoirs (Paulson, 2011). Turquoise Bluet is uncommon, but widespread in Maryland (Richard Orr's Dragonflies and Damselflies of Maryland and the District of Columbia), and is ranked as S3 (watch list).

There are 46 records in the project database.

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Turquoise Bluet in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/20/2013). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Turquoise Bluet in Calvert Co., Maryland (6/7/2019). Photo by Jason Avery. (MBP list)

A male Turquoise Bluet on the Little Pee Dee River near Woodbury, South Carolina (5/3/2012). Photo by Dan Irizarry. (MBP list)

A female Turquoise Bluet from Sussex Co., Delaware (6/7/2008). Photo by Steve Collins. (MBP list)

A Turquoise Bluet in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/26/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Turquoise Bluet in Charles Co., Maryland (7/4/2020). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

Turquoise Bluets in tandem in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/17/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A mating pair Turquoise Bluets in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/26/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Turquoise Bluet in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/23/2021). (c) Jim Moore (Maryland), some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jim Moore (Maryland) via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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