Rainbow Bluet Enallagma antennatum (Say, 1839)S1 (Highly state rare)  -  Western MD only  

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Rainbow Bluet (Enallagma antennatum) is common in parts of its range, but in Maryland, it is highly state rare (S1), and is only recorded from Garrett and Allegany Counties. This beautiful species occurs at muddy, slow-flowing creeks, at inlets or outflows to lakes, ponds, or impoundments, and at gravel pit ponds (Lam, 2004).

There are 10 records in the project database.

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A female Rainbow Bluet in Allegany Co., Maryland (7/1/2006). Photo by June Tveekrem. (MBP list)

A female Rainbow Bluet in Allegany Co., Maryland (7/1/2006). Photo by June Tveekrem. (MBP list)

A male Rainbow Bluet along the Mississippi River in Pakenham, Ontario (6/23/2008). Rainbow Bluets are highly state rare (S1) in Maryland and are only found in Garrett County. Photo by Steve Collins. (MBP list)

A female Rainbow Bluet along the Mississippi River in Pakenham, Ontario (6/23/2008). Photo by Steve Collins. (MBP list)


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