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Genus Sympetrum - Meadowhawks

Dragonfly - Sympetrum madidum - male Unknown Meadowhawk? - Sympetrum obtrusum - male Unidentified dragonfly - Sympetrum semicinctum Ode from Polk County Wisconsin - Sympetrum Cherry-faced meadowhawk - Sympetrum internum - female Sympetrum  - Sympetrum Autumn Meadowhawk - Adult Female - Sympetrum vicinum - female Meadowhawk - Sympetrum obtrusum
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