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Genus Cordulegaster

Twin-Spotted Spiketail nymph - Cordulegaster maculata Brown Spiketail - Cordulegaster bilineata - female Twin-Spotted or Brown Spiketail? - Cordulegaster bilineata Big Dragonfly Black and yellow horizontal stripes  blue eyes - Cordulegaster dorsalis Tiger Spiketail ovipositing - Cordulegaster erronea - female Apache Spiketail? - Cordulegaster diadema Cordulegaster naiad – which species? - Cordulegaster Cordulegaster Naiad - Cordulegaster - female
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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