DESCRIPTION: This is an extremely recognizable damselfly because of its green sheen and black-brown wings.
BEHAVIOUR/ABUNDANCE: We see Ebony Jewelwings quite regularly, most often in shaded areas and along small streams.
DESCRIPTION: This is a very distinctive damselfly, with a metallic green body and brown wings with black wing tips
BEHAVIOUR/ABUNDANCE: We have seen quite a few River Jewelwings, although it is considered uncommon in our state. It can be seen around all types of rivers and streams.
DESCRIPTION: This is the largest of the Jewelwings and can easily be distinguished from the others by the lack of black in its wings.
BEHAVIOUR/ABUNDANCE: We have only one Superb Jewelwing on record, and it is considered uncommon in New York. It can be found by the sides of small, shaded streams.