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Family Coenagrionidae - Narrow-winged Damselflies

Another Firetail - Telebasis salva - male damselfly - Ischnura posita Unidentified Insect 111 - Ischnura hastata - male Blue damselfly - Enallagma aspersum Everglades Sprite? - Nehalennia pallidula Fragile Forktail? - Ischnura posita Damselfy - dark with bright blue - Ischnura posita - female Eastern Forktail - Ischnura verticalis - 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.