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Genus Sympetrum - Meadowhawks

White-faced Meadowhawk - Sympetrum obtrusum - male Dragonfly, Bay Area, CA - Sympetrum corruptum - male Dragonfly ID - Sympetrum Dragonfly - Sympetrum Tan dragonfly - Sympetrum pallipes Dragonfly Seen in Parc Nature Ile de Bizard - Sympetrum obtrusum Which Dragonfly? - Sympetrum Sympetrum danae? - Sympetrum corruptum
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