Bluets are a group of common damselflies that are distinguished by their overall blue and black coloration and postocular dot patterns at the back of the eyes. Familiar bluet's lower abdomen segments (S8 and S9) are a lighter blue than the blue in the rest of the body.
Ponds, lakes, and streams
Seen breeding at the "rendevous" on S end of Sassafras Pond, The Holden Arboretum, Lake County, Kirtland, OH
Lat: 41.61, Long: -81.30
Spotted on Jun 15, 2012
Submitted on Jul 14, 2012