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Genus Cordulegaster

Spiketail Nymph - Cordulegaster Brown Spiketail - Cordulegaster bilineata - female Arrowhead Spiketail - Cordulegaster obliqua - male Twin-spotted Spiketail larva - Cordulegaster maculata - male Twin-Spotted Spiketail - Cordulegaster maculata black and yellow dragonfly - Cordulegaster dorsalis Pacific Spiketail - Cordulegaster dorsalis - female Anisopteran - Cordulegaster diastatops
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Cordulegastridae (Spiketails)
Genus Cordulegaster
Numbers
Eight species in the genus.
Remarks
Common name refers to the female's long ovipositor.
Print References
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Good link for this genus
This could go in the Internet references, Links, or just stay here in the comments:
Notes on the Michigan Species of Cordulegaster
http://insects.ummz.lsa.umich.edu/MICHODO/test/Corduleg.htm

Patrick Coin
Durham, North Carolina

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