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This damsel fly is common statewide and has the longest flight period of any of our other bluets. The Familiar Bluet (Enallagma civile) may be found well into October at most any wet-spot near you. Females are usually hard to find in the wetlands; until they are ready to breed. These photos were taken near the Blackwater River in Tucker County, WV on September 4, 2014.
Male Familiar Bluet
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