Ebony Jewelwing

Calopteryx maculata

Ebony Jewelwing Ebony Jewelwing
Photo by Robert Rold Photography Photo by Steve Hahus
The Ebony Jewelwing (also known as Black-winged Damselfly) is 1 3/4 inch in length.  This damselfly is found along the edges of forest-lined streams.  Females lay their eggs singly in soft plant stems.  The adults feed on a variety of small insects.
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