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Species Somatochlora walshii - Brush-tipped Emerald

Brush-tipped Emerald, male cerci and epiproct - Somatochlora walshii - male top view, Brush-tipped Emerald - Somatochlora walshii - male Brush-tipped Emerald, muted light - Somatochlora walshii - male Dragon Fly - Somatochlora walshii - male Brush-tipped Emerlad - Somatochlora walshii Somatochlora walshii - male Brush-tipped Emerald in the Canadian Maritimes: a new late record? - Somatochlora walshii - female Dragonfly - Somatochlora walshii
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)
Species walshii (Brush-tipped Emerald)
Kurt Mead says "the whiskered tips of the male Brush-tipped's abdominal appendages are unlike those of any other North American species" of Somatochlora.
Print References
Dragonflies of tne North Woods.(1)
Works Cited
1.Dragonflies of the North Woods
Kurt Mead. 2003. Adventure Publications.