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Species Enallagma pollutum - Florida Bluet

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Zygoptera (Damselflies)
Family Coenagrionidae (Narrow-winged Damselflies)
Genus Enallagma (American Bluets)
Species pollutum (Florida Bluet)
Size
29-34 mm length
Identification
Very similar to Orange Bluet, Enallagma signatum--can be distinguished by details of male cerci, see:
Range
Southeastern United States: Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi.
Habitat
Lakes, ponds, streams, but not clear lakes with sandy bottoms (1).
Season
All year in Florida
See Also
Orange Bluet, Enallagma signatum
Print References
Dunkle, pp. 125-126, fig. 94--male, cerci, p. 94 (1)
Works Cited
1.Damselflies of Florida, Bermuda, and the Bahamas
Sidney W. Dunkle. 1991. Scientific Publishers.