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Genus Cordulegaster

Twin-spotted Spiketail - Cordulegaster maculata - male Delta-spotted Spiketail - Cordulegaster diastatops - male Cordulegaster diadema Delta-spotted Spiketail in New Brunswick - Cordulegaster diastatops - male Arrowhead Spiketail - Cordulegaster obliqua - female Tiger Spiketail ovipositing - Cordulegaster erronea - female Arrowhead Spiketail - Cordulegaster obliqua - male Yellow and Black Dragonfly - Cordulegaster dorsalis
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
Eight species in the genus.
Common name refers to the female's long ovipositor.
Print References

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

Patrick Coin
Durham, North Carolina

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