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Family Coenagrionidae - Narrow-winged Damselflies

Dusky Dancer - Argia translata Desert Firetail Damsel - Telebasis salva - male American Bluet of some kind. - Enallagma Damselfly - Ischnura Tule Bluet - Enallagma carunculatum - male Damselfly - Ischnura ramburii Skimming Bluet? - Enallagma geminatum Marsh Bluet - Enallagma ebrium - 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.