Sparkling Jewelwing Calopteryx dimidiata Burmeister, 1839S2 (State rare)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Odonata   >   Family Calopterygidae   >   Genus Calopteryx   

Status:

Rare in Maryland (S2) with local populations in Caroline, Queen Anne's, and Wicomico Counties. Records from Prince George's County and Washington, D.C. are historical. A coastal plain species inhabiting sandy creeks and rivers (Paulson, 2011).

There are 25 records in the project database.

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A male Sparkling Jewelwing in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/27/2007). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Sparkling Jewelwing in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/27/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Sparkling Jewelwing in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/27/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A female Sparkling Jewelwing in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/27/2014). Photo by Steve Collins. (MBP list)

A Sparkling Jewelwing in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/25/2014). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)


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