Ischnura elegans (Vander Linden, 1820)
(blue-tailed damselfly)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesIschnura elegans (blue-tailed damselfly)
GenusIschnura (a genus of dragonflies)
FamilyCOENAGRIONIDAE (red and blue damselflies, and demoiselles)
SuborderZYGOPTERA (damselflies)
OrderODONATA (dragonflies and damselflies)
InfraclassPalaeoptera (dragonflies, damselflies and mayflies)
SubclassPTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Ischnura elegans (Blue-tailed Damselfly) :
1: Ischnura elegans (Blue-tailed Damselfly)
17 May 2014 OSGR: SZ08 50° 40' N, 1° 60' W Vice County: Dorset (VC 9) England
dead male, floating on surface of pool
Image 1: Forewing - wing tip and pterostigma - magnified - white backgroundImage 2: Hindwing - wing tip and pterostigma - magnified - white backgroundImage 3: Wings - enlarged - white backgroundImage 4: Male - terminalia - dorsal view - microscope low magnification - grey backgroundImage 5: Male - terminalia - lateral view - microscope low magnification - pale backgroundImage 6: Male - terminalia - ventral view - microscope low magnification - white background
2: Ischnura elegans (Blue-tailed Damselfly)
9 Jul 2011 OSGR: SS59 51° 40' N, 4° 10' W Vice County: Glam (VC 41) England
Image 1: Male - resting on dead rush - lateral viewImage 2: Male - resting on dead rush - lateral view (2)
3: Ischnura elegans (Blue-tailed Damselfly)
9 Jul 2011 OSGR: SS59 51° 40' N, 4° 10' W Vice County: Glam (VC 41) England
In cop
Image 1: In cop - lateral viewImage 2: In cop - lateral view - black backgroundImage 3: In cop - lateral view - black background (2)Image 4: In cop - lateral view - natural backgroundImage 5: In cop - lateral view - natural background (2)

Ischnura elegans (Blue-tailed Damselfly) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

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