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Genus Sympetrum - Meadowhawks

Meadowhawk - Sympetrum Dragonfly - Sympetrum corruptum White-faced Meadowhawk in New Brunswick - Sympetrum obtrusum - male Dragonfly - Sympetrum Small Dragonfly - Sympetrum pallipes Marina's dragon - Brachymesia sp.? - Sympetrum vicinum Ode from Polk County Wisconsin - Sympetrum Band-winged Meadowhawk - Sympetrum semicinctum - female
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