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Genus Cordulegaster

Pacific Spiketail - Cordulegaster dorsalis Spiketail ID - Cordulegaster diastatops black and yellow dragonfly - Cordulegaster dorsalis yellow dragonfly, blue eyes - Cordulegaster obliqua - male Anisopteran - Cordulegaster diastatops Cordulegastridae-Cordulegaster obliqua - Arrowhead Spiketail- - Cordulegaster obliqua - male Pacific Spiketail--Cordulegaster dorsalis - Cordulegaster dorsalis - male Large yellow and black dragonfly - Cordulegaster dorsalis - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Cordulegastridae (Spiketails)
Genus Cordulegaster
Numbers
Eight species in the genus.
Remarks
Common name refers to the female's long ovipositor.
Print References
(1), (2)
Works Cited
1.Dragonflies Through Binoculars: A Field Guide to Dragonflies of North America
Sidney W. Dunkle. 2000. Oxford Press.
2.Field Guide to The Dragonflies and Damselflies of Algonquin Provincial Park and the Surrounding Area
Colin D. Jones, Andrea Kingsley, Peter Burke, and Matt Holder. 2008. Friends of Algonquin.