BC: Sources: Michigan State University, Somatochlora incurvata http://web4.msue.msu.edu/mnfi/abstracts/zoology/somatochlora_incurvata.pdf Wisconsin DNR, Warpaint Emerald http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/land/er/biodiversity/index.asp?mode=info&Grp=12&SpecCode=IIODO32130 Sjorgen, Martha. Conservation Assessment for Warpaint Emerald Dragonfly. http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/wildlife/tes/ca-overview/docs/insect_somatochlora_incurvata-WarpaintEmeraldDragonfly.pdf
FC: Warpaint Emerald Dragonfly
1: Somatochlora incurvata | The dragonfly is anout 2 inches long, with metallic markings along its fact and body. There are about 9 other types of emerald dragonflies in the Michigan-Wisconsin area.
3: Range and Niche: Ontario, Nova Scotia, Maine, Pennsylvania, upper Michigan, Wisconsin. Wisconsin: eastern Jackson, western Adams counties. Spring-fed bogs, poor fens, and heaths. Midges; insectivorous birds and larger dragonflies.
5: No, Conclusive numbers due to rarity. State Status/Rank: END, S2. Global Status: G4.
6: Limited project surveys on the east-side of the Hiawatha Forest. You can help with volunteer survey and researching. Maintaining ecological integrity of the habitat.
7: What is and can be done to help?