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Family Corduliidae - Emeralds

Racket-tailed Emerald - Dorocordulia libera - male Fine-Lined Emerald (Somatochlora filosa) - Somatochlora filosa - female Dragonfly - Neurocordulia molesta  Beaverpond Baskettail - Epitheca canis Dragonfly at Lake Cheston - Epitheca cynosura Black and yellow dragonfly - Epitheca Black and yellow dragonfly - Epitheca Ringed Boghaunter - Williamsonia lintneri - male
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)