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Genus Sympetrum - Meadowhawks

Band-winged Meadowhawk - Sympetrum semicinctum - male Juvenile Blue Dasher? - Sympetrum Saffron-winged Meadowhawk  - Sympetrum costiferum - female Small Dragonfly - Sympetrum vicinum ??Dragonfly - Sympetrum Good study of Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum) - Sympetrum vicinum Dragonfly - Sympetrum corruptum - female Dragonfly - Sympetrum ambiguum - male
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