To wit: Lancet Clubtail, featured yesterday, measures about 43mm (1.69 inches). Double-striped Bluet, the smallest bluet, measures between 21 (.826 inches) and 28mm (1.10 inches). Note that these numbers relate to length only. Girth is a whole other issue entirely.
|less problematic was this newly emerged female Variable Dancer (29-35mm)|
|even less problematic was this mating pair of Skippers (wingspan open at about 1.25 to 1.625 inches)|
Solution: Practice at home with a straight pin.