narrow winged damselfly

Sedge Sprite (Nehalennia irene)

…a species of narrow-winged damselfly (Coenagrionidae)  which is native to North America, where it boasts a wide range occurring in the northern part of the United States (on both coasts!) and up into much of Canada. Sedge sprites are typically seen in flight from June through September where they will feed on small insects along vernal pools, marshes, and grassy ponds.

Classification

Animalia-Arthropoda-Insecta-Odonata-Zygoptera-Coenagrionidae-Nehalennia-N. irene

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