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Genus Sympetrum - Meadowhawks

ruby meadowhawk? - Sympetrum rubicundulum Brown Dragonfly - Sympetrum corruptum Dragonfly - Sympetrum vicinum - male Dragonfly - Sympetrum semicinctum White-faced - Sympetrum obtrusum - male Red Dragonfly - Sympetrum need help for identification - Sympetrum Western dragonfly - Sympetrum semicinctum
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