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Genus Sympetrum - Meadowhawks

Dragonfly lite - Meadowhawk maybe? - Sympetrum corruptum Unknown Anisoptera - Sympetrum corruptum - male Sympetrum corruptum - male dragonfly - Sympetrum semicinctum Dragonfly - Sympetrum corruptum Dragonfly - Sympetrum Sympetrum vicinum - female Saffron-winged Meadowhawk (Sympetrum costiferum) - Sympetrum costiferum - 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
This can be a very difficult genus to identify. Photos of the hamuli (on males) or subgenital plate (on females) are necessary to confirm the identification of some species.