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Species Palaemnema domina - Desert Shadowdamsel

Palaemnema domina - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Zygoptera (Damselflies)
Family Platystictidae (Shadowdamsels)
Genus Palaemnema
Species domina (Desert Shadowdamsel)
A slender damselfly with a long abdomen; eyes brown above, yellowish below; prothorax blue; abdomen with pale blue basal rings on S3-7; S8-9 blue, S10 black. Females only have S9 blue, with the abdomen tip enlarged (1)

Southeastern Arizona, south to Nicaragua
Small streams bordered by dense riparian vegetation. (1)
July through September (1)
Likes shaded areas.
Works Cited
1.Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West
Dennis Paulson. 2009. Princeton.