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For the United States & Canada

Species Enallagma cardenium - Purple Bluet

Purple Bluet - Enallagma cardenium - male Purple Bluet - Enallagma cardenium - female Purple Bluet - Enallagma cardenium - male - female Damselfly - Enallagma cardenium Purple Bluet - Enallagma cardenium - male Purple Bluet - Enallagma cardenium - female Damselfly - Enallagma cardenium Possibly Male Ischnura kellicotti - Enallagma cardenium - 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 Enallagma (American Bluets)
Species cardenium (Purple Bluet)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly included with E. coecum, which is now considered to be restricted to the West Indies as Antillean Bluet.
Range
Florida into extreme southern Georgia and Alabama. Also Cuba.