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Family Coenagrionidae - Narrow-winged Damselflies

Pacific Forktail Ischnura cervula - Ischnura cervula - male Male Argia Sedula (Damselfly) - Argia vivida - male Eastern forktail damselfly Ischnura  verticalis - Ischnura verticalis American Bluet (Damselfly) - Enallagma Dancer ID - Argia nahuana - male Amphiagrion 7-18-10 01 - Amphiagrion abbreviatum Blue and black damselfly - Enallagma Damselfly - Enallagma
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.