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Species Cordulegaster dorsalis - Pacific Spiketail

Pacific Spiketail preys on Yellow Jacket - Cordulegaster dorsalis - male Pacific Spiketail, dorsal view of abdomen - Cordulegaster dorsalis - male Pacific Spiketail - Cordulegaster dorsalis - male Pacific Spiketail - Cordulegaster dorsalis - female Cordulegaster dorsalis naiad - voucher specimen, in alcohol - Cordulegaster dorsalis Unknown Large Dragonfly in Montana - Cordulegaster dorsalis Yellow-striped Dragonfly - Cordulegaster dorsalis - male Yellow-striped Dragonfly 3 - Cordulegaster dorsalis - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Cordulegastridae (Spiketails)
Genus Cordulegaster
Species dorsalis (Pacific Spiketail)