Scientific name: Arthropoda: Insecta: Odonata: Calopterygidae: Calopteryx maculata
Common Name: Ebony Jewelwing
County: Prince Georges
Date: 28 June 2001
Photographer: E. M. Barrows
Identifier: E. M. Barrows
Collector: not appplicable
Location: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Keywords: A black damselfly Ebony Jewelwing Forest Ecology Odonata Pawpaw USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Additional Information: This damselfly is native to Nova Scotia and southeastern Manitoba south through Florida and west through Minnesota, Kansas, and eastern Texas (Dunkle 1990, page 22).
Dunkle (1990) describes the life history of this damselfly.
Different views of the same male Ebony Jewelwing on a Pawpaw leaf.
Dunkle, S. W. 1989. Dragonflies of the Florida Peninsula, Bermuda, and the Bahamas. Scientific Publishers, Gainesville, FL. 154 pp.