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Family Coenagrionidae - Narrow-winged Damselflies

Unidentified Damselfly - Enallagma carunculatum Aurora Damsel in New Brunswick: closeup of male - Chromagrion conditum - male Southern Sprite - Nehalennia integricollis - male Exclamation Damsel - Zoniagrion exclamationis - female Cherry Bluet - Enallagma concisum Beaver Lake E traviatum, ovipositing - Enallagma traviatum - male - female damselfly - Argia vivida - male Dancer (Argia?) - Argia apicalis - 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.