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Family Coenagrionidae - Narrow-winged Damselflies

Damselfly - Id me - Enallagma geminatum Stream Bluet - Enallagma exsulans - male Damselfly - Ischnura verticalis - female Dragonfly 5 Goose Pond - Enallagma aspersum Odonata Northern or Boreal? - Enallagma - male Damselfly - female Damselfly - Argia
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Zygoptera (Damselflies)
Family Coenagrionidae (Narrow-winged Damselflies)
Other Common Names
Pond Damselflies
nomenclature follows(1)
105 spp. in 14 genera in our area(1)
adults typically hold wings together above body while at rest(2)
Works Cited
1.Dragonfly Society of the Americas. 2012. North American Odonata
2.A Field Guide to Insects
Richard E. White, Donald J. Borror, Roger Tory Peterson. 1998. Houghton Mifflin Co.