Species Name: Enallagma daeckii
Species Distribution in Massachusetts
Federal Rank: None
Massachusetts State Rank: Threatened
A variety of wetlands, but mainly on highly vegetated lakes and ponds along with swamps, shady ponds and vegetated stream backwaters.
Threats to Survival
Habitat loss; contamination from herbicides, insecticides and highway run-off; and alteration of the water levels through water pumping.
Actions Recommended to Ensure Survival
Maintaining water quality, protecting wetlands and adjoining upland buffers, controlling road run-off, limiting the application of herbicides and insecticides, and maintaining sufficient water levels.