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Family Coenagrionidae - Narrow-winged Damselflies

Variable Dancers - Argia fumipennis - male - female Kiowa Dancer - Argia immunda - male Damselfly - Enallagma carunculatum Golden-winged Dancer - Argia Rhoadsi - Argia rhoadsi Powdereed Dancer - Argia moesta - Argia moesta - male Wachusett Forktail with mites - Ischnura posita Ischnura verticalis - Eastern Forktail - Ischnura verticalis - female Enallagma vesperum? - female
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.