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Genus Sympetrum - Meadowhawks

Red dragonfly - Sympetrum Sympetrum Sp - Sympetrum internum - male Washington meadowhawk - Sympetrum semicinctum Meadowhawk - Sympetrum pallipes - male Sympetrum semicinctum - Sympetrum - male Cherry-faced meadowhawk??? (DDF1111) - Sympetrum Which meadowhawk? - Sympetrum vicinum Cardinal Meadowhawk I think - Sympetrum vicinum
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