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Genus Cordulegaster

Twin-Spotted Spiketail nymph - Cordulegaster maculata Dragonfly - Cordulegaster dorsalis - male Twin-spotted Spiketail larva - Cordulegaster maculata - male Brown Spiketail - Cordulegaster bilineata Spiketail - Delta-spotted Spiketail - Cordulegaster diastatops Twin-spotted Spiketail - Cordulegaster maculata Cordulegaster diastatops? - Cordulegaster diastatops Arrowhead Spiketail - Cordulegaster obliqua
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.