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Species Argia vivida - Vivid Dancer

Argia Vivida -- Vivid Dancer - Argia vivida - male Vivid Dancer for California in March - Argia vivida Female Argia Sedula (Damselfly) with unknown parasite? - Argia vivida - female Mystery Damselfly - Argia vivida Damselfly for ID - Argia vivida - male Unknown Damselfly - Argia vivida Damselfly - Argia vivida - male Damselfly pair - Argia vivida - male - female
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 vivida (Vivid Dancer)
Identification
Species description at(1)
Range
w. Canada (BC)and w. US (US range map)
Habitat
Streams and seeps; hot and cold springs in BC. Threatened status in BC due to habitat loss/degradation (See here) dead link -- please update
Works Cited
1.OdonataCentral