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Family Coenagrionidae - Narrow-winged Damselflies

damselfly - Enallagma Enallagma - Enallagma civile - male damselfly - Enallagma Type of Damsel & Male or Female - Argia apicalis - male Damselfly - Enallagma - male Bluet Damselfly - Ischnura perparva - female narrow wing damsel fly? - Ischnura posita Ischnura verticalis - Eastern Forktail - Ischnura verticalis - female
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.