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Genus Sympetrum - Meadowhawks

Ruby Meadowhawk? Dragonflies mating - Sympetrum - male - female Dragonfly - Sympetrum Possible Sympetrum obstrusum - Sympetrum - female I've tried for years to ID this photogenic Dragonfly. Ideas? - Sympetrum Band-Winged Meadowhawk - Sympetrum semicinctum What are you looking at? - Sympetrum obtrusum - male Variegated Meadowhawk - Sympetrum corruptum Female Striped Meadowhawk (Sympetrum pallipes)? - Sympetrum pallipes - 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