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Genus Sympetrum - Meadowhawks

Variegated Meadowhawk - Sympetrum corruptum Sympetrum Sp - Sympetrum internum - male Sympetrum Sp - Sympetrum internum - male ?? - Sympetrum Cherry-faced Meadowhawk Dragonflies mating - Sympetrum pallipes - male - female dragonflies in fall - Sympetrum vicinum Variegated Meadowhawk - Sympetrum corruptum corps-of-engineers swamp - Sympetrum ambiguum - male
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