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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

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Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

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Family Coenagrionidae - Narrow-winged Damselflies

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Odonata - Dragonflies and Damselflies
Suborder Zygoptera - Damselflies
Family Coenagrionidae - Narrow-winged Damselflies

Genus Amphiagrion - Red Damsels
Species abbreviatum - Western Red Damsel
Species saucium - Eastern Red Damsel
No Taxon intermediate
Genus Apanisagrion
Species lais - Black-and-white Damsel
Genus Argia - Dancers
Species agrioides - California Dancer
Species alberta - Paiute Dancer
Species anceps - Cerulean Dancer
Species apicalis - Blue-fronted Dancer
Species barretti - Comanche Dancer
Species bipunctulata - Seepage Dancer
Species carlcooki - Yaqui Dancer
Species cuprea - Coppery Dancer
Species emma - Emma's Dancer
Species extranea - Spine-tipped Dancer
Species fumipennis - Variable Dancer
Subspecies fumipennis - Smoky-winged Dancer
Subspecies violacea - Violet Dancer
Subspecies atra - Black Dancer
Species harknessi - Harkness's Dancer
Species hinei - Lavender Dancer
Species immunda - Kiowa Dancer
Species lacrimans - Sierra Madre Dancer
Species leonorae - Leonora's Dancer
Species lugens - Sooty Dancer
Species moesta - Powdered Dancer
Species munda - Apache Dancer
Species nahuana - Aztec Dancer
Species oenea - Fiery-eyed Dancer
Species pima - Pima Dancer
Species pallens - Amethyst Dancer
Species plana - Springwater Dancer
Species rhoadsi - Golden-winged Dancer
Species sedula - Blue-ringed Dancer
Species tarascana - Tarascan Dancer
Species tezpi - Tezpi Dancer
Species tibialis - Blue-tipped Dancer
Species tonto - Tonto Dancer
Species translata - Dusky Dancer
Species vivida - Vivid Dancer
No Taxon Female moesta or apicalis
No Taxon vivida or plana
No Taxon Male alberta or sedula
No Taxon nymphs/exuviae
Genus Chromagrion - Aurora Damsels
Species conditum - Aurora Damsel
Genus Coenagrion - Eurasian Bluets
Species angulatum - Prairie Bluet
Species interrogatum - Subarctic Bluet
Species resolutum - Taiga Bluet
Genus Enallagma - American Bluets
Species anna - River Bluet
Species annexum - Northern Bluet
Species antennatum - Rainbow Bluet
Species aspersum - Azure Bluet
Species basidens - Double-striped Bluet
Species boreale - Boreal Bluet
Species cardenium - Purple Bluet
Species carunculatum - Tule Bluet
Species civile - Familiar Bluet
Species clausum - Alkali Bluet
Species concisum - Cherry Bluet
Species daeckii - Attentuated Bluet
Species davisi - Sandhill Bluet
Species divagans - Turquoise Bluet
Species doubledayi - Atlantic Bluet
Species dubium - Burgundy Bluet
Species durum - Big Bluet
Species ebrium - Marsh Bluet
Species eiseni - Baja Bluet
Species exsulans - Stream Bluet
Species geminatum - Skimming Bluet
Species hageni - Hagen's Bluet
Species laterale - New England Bluet
Species minusculum - Little Bluet
Species novaehispaniae - Neotropical Bluet
Species pallidum - Pale Bluet
Species pictum - Scarlet Bluet
Species pollutum - Florida Bluet
Species praevarum - Arroyo Bluet
Species recurvatum - Pine Barrens Bluet
Species semicirculare - Claw-tipped Bluet
Species signatum - Orange Bluet
Species sulcatum - Golden Bluet
Species traviatum - Slender Bluet
Species vernale - Vernal Bluet
Species vesperum - Vesper Bluet
Species weewa - Blackwater Bluet
No Taxon Mostly Blue Male Species Group
No Taxon Blue, Green, or Brown Females Species Group
Genus Hesperagrion - Painted Damsels
Species heterodoxum - Painted Damsel
Genus Ischnura - Forktails
Species barberi - Desert Forktail
Species cervula - Pacific Forktail
No Taxon female - cervula or denticollis
Species damula - Plains Forktail
No Taxon / cervula?
Species demorsa - Mexican Forktail
Species denticollis - Black-fronted Forktail
Species erratica - Swift Forktail
Species gemina - San Francisco Forktail
Species hastata - Citrine Forktail
Species kellicotti - Lilypad Forktail
Species perparva - Western Forktail
Species posita - Fragile Forktail
Species prognata - Furtive Forktail
Species ramburii - Rambur's Forktail
Species verticalis - Eastern Forktail
No Taxon Nymphs and exuviae
Genus Leptobasis - Swamp damsels
Species lucifer - Lucifer Swampdamsel
Species melinogaster - Cream-tipped Swampdamsel
Species vacillans - Red-tipped Swampdamsel
Genus Nehalennia - Sprites
Species gracilis - Sphagnum Sprite
Species integricollis - Southern Sprite
Species irene - Sedge Sprite
Species pallidula - Everglades Sprite
Genus Neoerythromma - Yellowfaces
Species cultellatum - Caribbean Yellowface
Genus Telebasis - Firetails
Species byersi - Duckweed Firetail
Species digiticollis - Marsh Firetail
Species salva - Desert Firetail
Genus Zoniagrion
Species exclamationis - Exclamation Damsel
No Taxon Not yet identified nymphs