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Species Enallagma annexum - Northern Bluet

Mating Bluets - Enallagma annexum - male - female Northern Bluet - Enallagma annexum Northern Bluet claspers closeup lateral - Enallagma annexum - male bluet - Enallagma annexum - male Northern Bluet- blue female - Enallagma annexum - female Enallagma annexum Northern Bluet - Enallagma annexum - male Northern Bluet - Enallagma annexum - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Zygoptera (Damselflies)
Family Coenagrionidae (Narrow-winged Damselflies)
Genus Enallagma (American Bluets)
Species annexum (Northern Bluet)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly included with E. cyathigerum, which is now restricted to the old world. The Vernal Bluet (E. vernale) is split by the DSA but can only be identified by microscopic examination of the male's appendages.