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Family Corduliidae - Emeralds

dragonfly - Epitheca princeps Somatochlora filosa, Fine-lined Emerald, female, Burlington County, New Jersey - Somatochlora filosa - female dragonfly naiad - Epitheca Baskettail - Epitheca Winnipeg Somatochlora - Somatochlora franklini - female Beaverpond Baskettail Dragonfly - Epitheca canis - male Ski-tipped Emerald - Ontario - Somatochlora elongata tbd3
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)