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Family Coenagrionidae - Narrow-winged Damselflies

California Damsel 2 - Enallagma Sedge Sprite (Nehalennia irene) - Nehalennia irene - male Citrine Forktail - Ischnura hastata - female Blue-ringed Dancer (Argia sedula) - Argia - female Ischnura A - Ischnura Damselfly 092814 ID - Ischnura hastata Argia species - Argia translata - female Argia extranea - Spine-tipped Dancer? - Argia - 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.