Ebony Jewelwing Calopteryx maculata (Beauvois, 1805)  

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This species is one of the most common and familiar odonates, and occurs in every county in Maryland. They are common to abundant on many stream habitats, from small seeps to creeks to small rivers. The brilliant metallic green body, and broad, black wings of the male, present a striking visage. This distinctive species is easily recognized even by casual observers.

There are 1,164 records in the project database.

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A male Ebony Jewelwing in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/3/2015). Photo by Tim Carney. (MBP list)

An Ebony Jewelwing photographed on the campus of UMBC, Baltimore City, Maryland (9/25/2006). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A male Ebony Jewelwing in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/17/2014). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A male Ebony Jewelwing in Baltimore City, Maryland (6/1/2007). Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

A female Ebony Jewelwing in Baltimore City, Maryland (6/1/2007). Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

An Ebony Jewelwing in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/1/2009). Photo by Pauline Horn. (MBP list)

A female Ebony Jewelwing in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/7/2016). Photo by Pauline Horn. (MBP list)

An Ebony Jewelwing at the Jemicy School in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/26/2013). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

An Ebony Jewelwing in Baltimore City, Maryland (7/4/2014). Photo by Mike Hudson. (MBP list)

An Ebony Jewelwing displaying the long leg spines characteristic of all jewelwings in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/21/2016). Photo by Pauline Horn. (MBP list)

A male Ebony Jewelwing collected in Prince George's Co., Maryland (June 2013). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Ebony Jewelwing in Prince George's Co., Maryland (June 2013). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A male Ebony Jewelwing in Prince George's Co., Maryland (June 2013). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A male Ebony Jewelwing in Prince George's Co., Maryland (June 2013). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A male Ebony Jewelwing collected in Prince George's Co., Maryland (June 2013). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A male Ebony Jewelwing collected in Prince George's Co., Maryland (June 2013). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A male Ebony Jewelwing collected in Prince George's Co., Maryland (June 2013). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A male Ebony Jewelwing at the Jemicy Upper Scholl in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/1/2015). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

An Ebony Jewelwing in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/22/2017). Photo by Robert Warren. (MBP list)


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