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Genus Somatochlora - Striped Emeralds

Emerald Dragonfly? - Somatochlora linearis Clamp-tipped? - Somatochlora tenebrosa - female Striped Emerald (Somatochlora)? - Somatochlora tenebrosa - female Incurvate Emerald, dorsal view - Somatochlora incurvata - male Unknown Emerald - Kanata, Ontario - Somatochlora williamsoni - female Ocellated Emerald - Somatochlora minor - male Somatochlora provocans - female Mocha Emerald - Somatochlora linearis - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Corduliidae (Emeralds)
Genus Somatochlora (Striped Emeralds)
Print References
One of the best we've found on Somatochlora is Kurt Mead (1) .
Works Cited
1.Dragonflies of the North Woods
Kurt Mead. 2003. Adventure Publications.