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This damselfly is probably one of the most beautiful ones I have ever seen. This one was resting on a tree previously. This damselfly is a common species with a wide range and the International Union for Conservation of Nature has assessed its conservation status as being of "least concern". This damselfly ranges in length between about 33 and 40 mm (1.3 and 1.6 in). Most males have a blue thorax, the plates being separated by a few black lines, and also have a color-tipped abdomen, segments eight, nine and ten being bright blue, which I Sadly couldn't get, because it quickly flew away. Adults are supposed to be on the wing from mid-summer onwards, but I found mine in the beginning of summer.
In my garden, Fort Worth, Texas.
Least concern (IUCN 3.1).