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Genus Sympetrum - Meadowhawks

Dragon Fly - Sympetrum vicinum Ruby Meadowhawk? - Sympetrum - male Unknown dragonfly - Sympetrum vicinum Striped Meadowhawk? - Sympetrum pallipes Cardinal Meadowhawk, Sympetrum illotum - Sympetrum illotum - male Odonata - Sympetrum vicinum - Sympetrum vicinum - male Red Dragonfly - Sympetrum Meadowhawk - Sympetrum - female
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 Sympetrum (Meadowhawks)
Identification
Male caudal appendages are useful for separating species into 2 groups, e.g.,
Hamules may be useful for species ID