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Genus Sympetrum - Meadowhawks

Brown Dragonfly - Sympetrum semicinctum Striped Meadowhawk - Sympetrum pallipes dragonfly - Sympetrum corruptum Red-veined Meadowhawk - Sympetrum madidum - female Eastern Band-winged Meadowhawk (Sympetrum semicinctum) - Sympetrum semicinctum Sympetrum illotum, Cardinal Meadowhawk - Sympetrum illotum PANP Black Meadowhawk - Sympetrum danae - female Dragonfly - 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