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Family Corduliidae - Emeralds

Dragonfly - Epitheca  Williamson's Emerald - Somatochlora williamsoni - female Dragonfly Larvae - Epitheca Teneral Dragon 2 - Epitheca - male Common Baskettail - Epitheca cynosura - male black with gold dragonfly - Somatochlora walshii - male Common Baskettail - Epitheca cynosura Robust Baskettail - Epitheca spinosa - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Corduliidae (Emeralds)
Numbers
50 spp. in 7 genera in our area(1), ca. 400 spp. in almost 50 genera of 6 subfamilies worldwide(2)(3)
Range
worldwide(3)