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Species Enallagma sulcatum - Golden Bluet

Damselfly - Enallagma sulcatum - male Damselfly - Enallagma sulcatum - male
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 sulcatum (Golden Bluet)
Identification
Per Paulson (1)
Enallagma vesperum is identically colored but has narrower black thoracic stripes than E. sulcatum.
E. sulcatum has broad black thoracic stripes in both sexes.
Works Cited
1.Dragonflies and damselflies of the East
D. Paulson. 2012. Princeton University Press. 576 pp.