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Family Coenagrionidae - Narrow-winged Damselflies

Blue-Ringed Dancer - Argia sedula - male New England Bluet - Enallagma laterale - male Damselfly - Argia plana Argia vivida? - Argia vivida Pacific Forktail - Ischnura cervula - female Forktail - Ischnura demorsa - female Enallagma basidens (mating), Double-striped bluet?? - Enallagma Damselfly 2 - Ischnura hastata - 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.