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Damselfly - Enallagma carunculatum

Damselfly - Enallagma carunculatum
near Alexandria, Glengarry, Ontario, Canada
June 23, 2005
Size: 7 - 8 cm
A bluet?

Wow! That's a definite keeper :-)
or there is something wrong with your ruler! Our biggest damsels are about 6 cm and this isn't one of those species. Anyway, it seems to be a female Enallagma. Unfortunately many of the females have such a color pattern, E.carunculatum, E.civile, E. doubledayi, and E. durum. Durum would be the largest at 4.5 cm, but I don't think it ranges into your area. Doubledayi might not either. That leaves you with civile and carunculatum, both about 3.5 cm. Any males around? If you have some images of males from the same time, we can probably distinguish between these two for you.

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