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Genus Cordulegaster

Arrowhead Spiketail - Cordulegaster obliqua - male Twin-spotted spiketail - Cordulegaster maculata - male Western Flying Adder - Cordulegaster dorsalis Twin-spotted Spiketail larva - Cordulegaster maculata - male Pacific Spiketail - Cordulegaster dorsalis - female Brown Spiketail - Cordulegaster bilineata - male  Arrowhead Spiketail - Cordulegaster obliqua - male Unknown Odonate - possibly Twin Spiketail? - Cordulegaster bilineata
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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