Vivid Dancer Damselfly
Springs, ponds, and riparian areas (river habitats) with vegetation and rocks
Western United States and British Columbia
Least Concern (IUCN Red List); Threatened in BC due to habitat loss and degradation
This species is
to the Truckee Meadows.
Nevada Legislature, Nevada Facts and State Emblems, 2016, https://www.leg.state.nv.us/General/NVFacts/
Bug Guide, Species Argia vivida - Vivid Dancer, 2011, https://bugguide.net/node/view/24800
IUCN Red List, Vivid Dancer, 2021, https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/51332354/65836679
Wisconsin Public Radio, Dragonfly Or Damselfly? Here's How To Tell The Difference, 2015, https://www.wpr.org/dragonfly-or-damselfly-heres-how-tell-difference
Image: Steve Berardi, https://www.flickr.com/photos/steveberardi/36363174866, license https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/, cropped from original.