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Family Coenagrionidae - Narrow-winged Damselflies

Blue-ringed Dancer - Argia sedula - male Double-striped - Enallagma basidens - female Green Damselfly - Ischnura posita Damselfly 9 - Argia translata Dancer 720 - Argia Damselfly - Ischnura posita - male Damselfly 29 - Argia Familiar or Tule Bluet - Enallagma - 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.