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Species Enallagma carunculatum - Tule 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 carunculatum (Tule Bluet)
Size
27-37 mm long
Identification
Most abdominal segments half or more black above. (1)
Range
Northern half of US
Habitat
Rivers, lakes and open ponds
Season
Mid May to early September
Works Cited
1.Damselflies of the Northeast
Ed Lam. 2004. Biodiversity Books.