Skimming Bluet Enallagma geminatum Kellicott, 1895    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Odonata   >   Family Coenagrionidae   >   Genus Enallagma   

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Skimming Bluet (Enallagma geminatum) is a small bluet species found at ponds and lakes with substantial vegetation. This species frequently perches on vegetation, including water lilies (Paulson, 2011) (Lam, 2004). In Maryland, Skimming Bluet is common and widespread, and it probably occurs in every county (Richard Orr's Dragonflies and Damselflies of Maryland and the District of Columbia).

There are 273 records in the project database.

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A Skimming Bluet in Howard Co., Maryland (6/13/2013). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Skimming Bluet in Harford Co., Maryland (6/13/2018). Photo by Matthew Addicks. (MBP list)

A Skimming Bluet in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (6/14/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

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

A female Skimming Bluet in Chesterfield Co., South Carolina (5/5/2012). Photo by Dan Irizarry. (MBP list)

Skimming Bluet in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/19/2020). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

Skimming Bluet in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/9/2020). (c) Rick Cheicante, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Rick Cheicante. (MBP list)

Mating Skimming Bluets in wheel position in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/18/2006). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Skimming Bluet in Calvert Co., Maryland (8/23/2020). (c) jasoneavery, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jason Avery. (MBP list)

Skimming Bluet in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/12/2017). Photo by Lisa Shannon. (MBP list)

A Skimming Bluet in Hardy Co., West Virginia (6/30/2014). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)


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