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Genus Sympetrum - Meadowhawks

Dragonfly  - Sympetrum vicinum Dragonfly - Sympetrum corruptum Sympetrum sp.? - Sympetrum semicinctum Dragonfly - Sympetrum corruptum - female Burrell Creek BC Dragonfly - Sympetrum unidentified dragonfly 640 - Sympetrum - female Striped Meadowhawk - Sympetrum pallipes - female Meadowhawk 630A 7256 & 7273 - Sympetrum
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.