Seen near a lake
In the city, on the sidewalk.
Damselfly, many seen perching on twigs and rocks around ponds at Wetlands Park
Powered Dancer: Coenagrionidae Aragia moesta.
as especially cooperative subject. let me get real close for a good photo, out in a pasture type field.
Damselfly stalking prey from branch, near wetlands at Corn Creek Field Station, Desert National Wildlife Preserve.
A pair of damselflies flying together. The female looked like she was ovipositing among some willow roots.
The insect family Coenagrionidae is found in the order Odonata and the suborder Zygoptera. The Zygoptera are the damselflies, which although less known than the dragonflies, are no less common. There are more than 1,100 species in this family, making it the largest damselfly family. Coenagrionidae has six subfamilies and they are Agriocnemidinae, Argiinae, Coenagrioninae, Ischnurinae, Leptobasinae, and Pseudagrioninae.