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Genus Cordulegaster

Arrowhead Spiketail - Cordulegaster obliqua - male Tiger Spiketail (Cordulegaster erronea) - Cordulegaster erronea - male Cordulegaster? - Cordulegaster obliqua Arrowhead Spiketail - Cordulegaster obliqua - male black and yellow dragonfly - Cordulegaster dorsalis Delta-Spotted Spiketail - Cordulegaster diastatops - male Arrowhead Spiketail - Cordulegaster obliqua Tiger Spiketail - Cordulegaster erronea - 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.