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Genus Cordulegaster

Dragonfly - Cordulegaster maculata Twin-Spotted or Brown Spiketail? - Cordulegaster bilineata Cordulegaster? - Cordulegaster obliqua Cordulegaster maculata black and yellow dragonfly - Cordulegaster dorsalis Delta-Spotted Spiketail  - Cordulegaster diastatops - male Pacific Spiketail - Cordulegaster dorsalis - female Spiketail dragonfly - Cordulegaster obliqua - female
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.