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Genus Sympetrum - Meadowhawks

Sympetrum corruptum - female Unidentified Dragonfly at Conewago Lake - Sympetrum vicinum - male band-winged meadowhawk - Sympetrum semicinctum Saffron-winged Meadowhawk Sympetrum costiferum? - Sympetrum Skimmer/Meadowhawk - Sympetrum Blue-faced Meadowhawk - Sympetrum ambiguum - female Autumn Meadohawk - Sympetrum vicinum White-Faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum) ? - Sympetrum
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