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Genus Somatochlora - Striped Emeralds

Clamp-tipped Emerald - Somatochlora tenebrosa - female Somatochlora albicincta (Ringed Emerald), dorsal view - Somatochlora albicincta - male UI Dragonfly 061310-1 - Somatochlora tenebrosa Mocha Emerald - Somatochlora linearis - male Whitehouse's Emerald - Somatochlora whitehousei - female Clamp-tipped Emerald - Somatochlora tenebrosa - female Brushed-tipped Emerald - Somatochlora walshii - male Ocellated Emerald - Somatochlora minor - female
Classification
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.