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Species Tramea carolina - Carolina Saddlebags

Carolina Saddlebags - Tramea carolina - male Striped Saddlebags in Georgia? - Tramea carolina - female Possible male Carolina Saddlebags 3-06/06/09 - Tramea carolina - male face of a Carolina Saddlebags - Tramea carolina - male Carolina Saddlebags in a dying cedar tree - Tramea carolina dragonflies - Tramea carolina Saddlebags in south Georgia - Tramea carolina  Carolina Saddlebags - Tramea carolina
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Libellulidae (Skimmers)
Genus Tramea (Saddlebags)
Species carolina (Carolina Saddlebags)
Size
Length: 45-54 mm
Identification
Very similar to the Red Saddlebags, and perhaps not distinguishable in the field.
Range
Eastern United States, especially southeast
Habitat
Ponds, slow streams with emergent vegetation
Print References
Dunkle (1)
Dunkle (2)
Nikula (3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Dragonflies Through Binoculars: A Field Guide to Dragonflies of North America
Sidney W. Dunkle. 2000. Oxford Press.
2.Dragonflies of the Florida Peninsula, Bermuda, and the Bahamas
Sidney W. Dunkle. 1989. Scientific Publishers.
3.Stokes Beginner's Guide to Dragonflies
Donald and Lillian Stokes. 2002. Little, Brown and Company.