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Genus Cordulegaster

Delta-spotted Spiketail - Cordulegaster diastatops - male Brown Spiketail - Cordulegaster bilineata County Record (?) - Cordulegaster diadema Black Meadowhawk Dragonfly (Sympetrum danae) ? - Cordulegaster obliqua Arrowhead Spiketail - Cordulegaster obliqua Brown Spiketail - Cordulegaster bilineata - female Apache Spiketail - Cordulegaster diadema Twin Spotted Spiketail Dragonfly  - Cordulegaster maculata - male - 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.