Double-striped Bluet Enallagma basidens Calvert, 1902  

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Double-striped Bluet (Enallagma basidens is a relatively recent addition to the eastern fauna, having undergone a relatively rapid range expansion from the southwest during the twentieth century (Lam, 2004). It is now found through much of the mid-Atlantic region. This diminutive species is among the smallest bluets species, and it can easily be overlooked in the dense vegetation lining the ponds and lakes it typically inhabits (Richard Orr's Dragonflies and Damselflies of Maryland and the District of Columbia).

There are 109 records in the project database.

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A Double-striped Bluet in Howard Co., Maryland (7/21/2017). Photo by Anthony VanSchoor. (MBP list)

A Double-striped Bluet in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (8/9/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A male Double-striped Bluet in Howard Co., Maryland (8/5/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Double-striped Bluet in Howard Co., Maryland (9/11/2014). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Double-striped Bluet in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/28/2018). Photo by Lisa Shannon. (MBP list)

A Double-striped Bluet in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (8/9/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A female Double-striped Bluet in Carroll Co., Maryland (7/11/2008). Photo by Steve Collins. (MBP list)

A Double-striped Bluet in Carroll Co., Maryland (6/17/2007). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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