Another small bluet of the south, preferring calmer waters than its relatives, these often with rich aquatic vegetation. The black-and-blue pattern of the males appears as if the basal half of the abdomen is of a Coenagrion and the terminal half of the abdomen is of a Ischnura.


Total: 30-33 mm.
Abdomen: 20-27 mm.
Hindwing: 14-20 mm.


Sunny, still sometimes slow-flowing, waters with rich aquatic vegetation such as Myriophyllum and Ceratophyllum.

Flight Season

From April to September. Most abundant from mid-May to end of July.

Range and Status

Not yet registered in Denmark.