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 25 records in the project database.

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Blackwater Bluet in Maryland (6/28/2020). (c) pcowartrickmanphoto, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Pamela Cowart-Rickman. (MBP list)

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

Blackwater Bluet in Maryland (6/28/2020). (c) pcowartrickmanphoto, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Pamela Cowart-Rickman. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Maryland (6/28/2020). (c) pcowartrickmanphoto, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Pamela Cowart-Rickman. (MBP list)

A male Blackwater Bluet in Caroline Co., Maryland (8/24/2008). Photo by Steve Collins. (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 Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (7/17/2020). (c) pcowartrickmanphoto, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Pamela Cowart-Rickman. (MBP list)

Blackwater Bluet in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (7/17/2020). (c) pcowartrickmanphoto, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Pamela Cowart-Rickman. (MBP list)


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