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Genus Sympetrum - Meadowhawks

Brown Dragonfly - Sympetrum corruptum dragonfly - Sympetrum - male S.obtrusum - Sympetrum - female Another dragonfly but what kind? - Sympetrum vicinum - male Dragonfly - Sympetrum vicinum - female Ruby Meadowhawk? - Sympetrum - male Sympetrum vicinum? - Sympetrum obtrusum - male Dragonfly - Sympetrum semicinctum
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