Damselflies are divided into three families:

  • Broad-winged Damsels (Calopterygidae) -- colored wings

  • Spreadwings (Calopterygidae) -- clear wings, partially spread when perched

  • Pond Damsels ( Coenagrionidae) -- clear wings, closed when perched
     

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Ebony Jewelwing

Calopteryx maculata

 



Ebony Jewelwing
 Calopteryx maculata


Familiar Bluet

Enallagma civile


Familiar Bluet
 Enallagma civile


Orange Bluet

Enallagma signatum


Eastern Forktail
Ishnura verticalis

 


Rambur's Forktail
Ishnura ramburii


Fragile Forktail
Ishnura posita
 
 

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