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Species Argia extranea - Spine-tipped Dancer

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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)
28-35 mm (front of head to tip of abdomen)
Male has distinctive saddle-shaped black mark on side of abdominal segment 2.
Southeastern Arizona. (Also in Mexico and Central America.)
See Also
Internet References
Greg Lasley's photos, including male and female in wheel position.