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Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
The Double-striped Bluet (Enallagma basidens) is a widespread damselfly of rivers and streams across much of the U.S. The photo here, of a breeding pair, was a digital capture in May, 2003, in Bastrop Co., Texas with a Canon EOS 10D and EF 300 mm F4 L IS lens with a 1.4 X extender and 550 EX flash.

The photo here, of a female, was taken in April, 2005, in Uvalde Co., Texas With a Canon EOS 1D Mark II and an EF 180 mm Macro F/3.5 lens with a 580 flash.

The photo on the right, of a male, was taken in Bandera Co., Texas in May, 2005.
The next two shots of a pair of Double-striped Bluets in copula were taken near Woodville, Tyler Co., Texas, in June, 2009, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 300mm F/4 l IS lens and 2X extender and 580 flash.
 
The male Double-striped Bluet shown here was in Tuscarawas Co., Ohio, in July, 2009.
The male Double-striped Bluet on the right was in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in September, 2011. This shot was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and a Sigma 50-500mm lens and Canon 580 flash.
The female Double-striped Bluet on the right was along the Guadalupe River in Victoria, Victoria Co., Texas, in September, 2011. This shot was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and a Sigma 50-500mm lens and Canon 580 flash.
The male Double-striped Bluet on the right was in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in April, 2012.
The female Double-striped Bluet on the right as well as the next two shots of males were taken in Dripping Springs, Hays Co., Texas, in July, 2012, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and an EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 1.4X extender.
Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
male
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
15 February 2013
Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
male
Pedernales River Nature Park,
Johnson City,
Blanco Co., Texas
4 June 2013
Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
male
Pedernales River Nature Park,
Johnson City,
Blanco Co., Texas
13 June 2013
Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
male
Southeast Metro Park,
Travis Co., Texas
16 May 2014
Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
male
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
30 July 2014
Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
female
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
14 August 2014
Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
female
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
9 September 2014
Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
pair in tandem
Pedernales River Nature Park,
Johnson City, Blanco Co., Texas
2 October 2014
Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
male
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
23 March 2015
Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
male
Mike Murphy Ranch,
ca. 7 miles W of Bee Cave,
Travis Co., Texas
14 April 2015
Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
male
Mike Murphy Ranch,
ca. 7 miles W of Bee Cave,
Travis Co., Texas
14 April 2015
Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
male
Mike Murphy Ranch,
ca. 7 miles W of Bee Cave,
Travis Co., Texas
14 April 2015
Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
male
Roger Hanks Park,
Dripping Springs,
Hays Co., Texas
17 June 2015
Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
male
Shenandoah Lake,
Rockingham Co., Virginia
29 June 2015
Lat 38.38133, Lon -78.840373
Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
male
Southeast Metro Park,
Travis Co., Texas
4 March 2016
Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
male
Hemphill Co., Texas
14 June 2016
Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
male
Cal Farley's Boy's Ranch,
Oldham Co., Texas
16 June 2016
Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
male
below the dam at Lake Meredith,
Hutchinson Co., Texas
17 June 2016
Lat 35.718, Lon -101.547
Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
female
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
7 September 2016
Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
female
Mike Murphy Ranch,
ca 7 mi W of Bee Cave,
Travis Co., Texas
17 April 2017
Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
male
Todd Lake,
George Washington National Forest,
Augusta Co., Virginia
9 June 2017