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Family Coenagrionidae - Narrow-winged Damselflies

Familiar(?) Bluet Damselfly - Enallagma River Bluet - male and female mating - Enallagma anna - male - female Bluet i.d.  Any hope? Hagen's? - Enallagma ebrium - male Eastern Forktail  - Ischnura verticalis - female tallgrass prairie damselfly - Enallagma Rambur's Forktail - Ischnura ramburii - female Kiowa Dancer? - Argia blue damselfly - Enallagma civile - male
Classification
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)
Numbers
105 spp. in 14 genera in our area(1)
Identification
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.