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Genus Sympetrum - Meadowhawks

She's(?) Ready For Her(?) Closeup... - Sympetrum corruptum Clubtail? [No, Meadowhawk] Closeup of Tail - Sympetrum vicinum - female Dragonfly - Sympetrum Red dragonfly for ID - Sympetrum Sympetrum species - Sympetrum Yellow-legged Meadowhawks? - Sympetrum vicinum - male - female Which Meadowhawk - Sympetrum Autumn Meadowhawk - Adult Female - Sympetrum vicinum - female
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)
Male caudal appendages are useful for separating species into 2 groups, e.g.,
Hamules may be useful for species ID