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Species Ischnura denticollis - Black-fronted Forktail

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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 Ischnura (Forktails)
Species denticollis (Black-fronted Forktail)
Identification
Males similar to cervula but no spots on top of thorax and blue only on top of 8 and 9:


Females similar to cervula, but blue spots only on top and on both 8 and 9