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Genus Gomphaeschna - Pygmy Darners

Harlequin Darner in Kouchibouguac National Park, New Brunswick - Gomphaeschna furcillata - male Harliquin Darner - Gomphaeschna furcillata - female Dragonfly (Darner?) - Gomphaeschna furcillata Harlequin Darner - Gomphaeschna furcillata - male darner - Gomphaeschna furcillata Harlequin Darner - Ontario - Gomphaeschna furcillata dragonfly - Gomphaeschna Unknown Dragonfly - Gomphaeschna furcillata
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Aeshnidae (Darners)
Genus Gomphaeschna (Pygmy Darners)
Other Common Names
USE: The Odonata of North America for Common Names
USE: The Odonata of North America for Scientific Names
Numbers
Dunkle, p. 40, lists two species: Harlequin Darner, G. furcillata,and Taper-tailed Darner, G. antilope. (1)
Print References
Dunkle, pp. 40-41, plate 3 (1)
Dunkle, pp. 34-36 (2)
Works Cited
1.Dragonflies Through Binoculars: A Field Guide to Dragonflies of North America
Sidney W. Dunkle. 2000. Oxford Press.
2.Dragonflies of the Florida Peninsula, Bermuda, and the Bahamas
Sidney W. Dunkle. 1989. Scientific Publishers.