Blackwater Bluet Enallagma weewa Boyers, 1927S2 (State rare)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Odonata   >   Family Coenagrionidae   >   Genus Enallagma   

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Blackwater Bluet (Enallagma weewa) is a dark-colored bluet of tannic streams and rivers of the Coastal Plain. It is frequently inconspicuous as it perches in the shade of vegetation (Lam, 2004). This species is considered rare in Maryland, and is ranked as S2. In Maryland, it occurs primarily on the Eastern Shore, with a record also from Harford County (Richard Orr's Dragonflies and Damselflies of Maryland and the District of Columbia).

There are 45 records in the project database.

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A male Blackwater Bluet in Caroline Co., Maryland (7/15/2011). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Maryland (Date obscured). (c) pcowartrickmanphoto, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Pamela Cowart-Rickman. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Maryland (Date obscured). (c) pcowartrickmanphoto, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Pamela Cowart-Rickman. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Maryland (Date obscured). (c) pcowartrickmanphoto, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Pamela Cowart-Rickman. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Kent Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Kent Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A male Blackwater Bluet in Caroline Co., Maryland (8/24/2008). Photo by Steve Collins. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Caroline Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) Benjamin Schwartz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Benjamin Schwartz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Caroline Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) Benjamin Schwartz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Benjamin Schwartz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Caroline Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) Benjamin Schwartz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Benjamin Schwartz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Caroline Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) Benjamin Schwartz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Benjamin Schwartz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluets in wheel position in Cheraw State Park, South Carolina (5/28/2009). Photo by Steve Collins. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Caroline Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) dansmall, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Caroline Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) jugbayjs, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by jugbayjs via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) pcowartrickmanphoto, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Pamela Cowart-Rickman. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) pcowartrickmanphoto, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Pamela Cowart-Rickman. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Kent Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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