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Species Enallagma divagans - Turquoise Bluet

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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 Enallagma (American Bluets)
Species divagans (Turquoise Bluet)
Identification
Males have turquoise blue sides of thorax, abdomen mostly black, segments 8 and 9 are blue. (1)
Range
Eastern North America
Habitat
Springs, rivers, seepages, bogs
Season
Spring
Remarks
Guide TBA--PC (more on id--details from Lam)
See Also
Skimming Bluet, Slender Bluet
Print References
Dunkle, Fig. 78, 78, pp. 108-109 (1)
Lam, p. 60 (2)
Internet References
Giff Beaton's page on Pond Damsels, including Turquoise Bluet.
Works Cited
1.Damselflies of Florida, Bermuda, and the Bahamas
Sidney W. Dunkle. 1991. Scientific Publishers.
2.Damselflies of the Northeast
Ed Lam. 2004. Biodiversity Books.