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Species Argia extranea - Spine-tipped Dancer

Spine-tipped Dancer in December - Argia extranea - male Spine-tipped Dancer in December - Argia extranea - male Damselfly - Argia extranea Argia sp. - Argia extranea - male Argia sp. - Argia extranea - male Argia sp. - Argia extranea - male dragonfly - Argia extranea - male Argia extranea - 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 Argia (Dancers)
Species extranea (Spine-tipped Dancer)
Size
28-35 mm (front of head to tip of abdomen)
Identification
Male has distinctive saddle-shaped black mark on side of abdominal segment 2.
Range
Southeastern Arizona. (Also in Mexico and Central America.)
See Also
Internet References
Greg Lasley's photos, including male and female in wheel position.