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Scarlet bluet
Scarlet Bluet damselfly.jpg
Male, Cranberry Lake, New Brunswick
Conservation status
Scientific classification
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Enallagma
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E. pictum
Binomial name
Enallagma pictum
Morse, 1895

Enallagma pictum, the scarlet bluet, is a species of damselfly in the family Coenagrionidae. They are found from New Brunswick, Canada to Maryland.

Identification

The scarlet bluet is a damselfly with a length of 29.5–30.5 mm (1.16–1.20 in) long. The male is predominately red and black while the female is light green and black.

Flight season

Scarlet bluets have a flight season of mid May to September depending on range.

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