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Genus Plathemis - Whitetails

Unknown Dragonfly - Plathemis lydia Dragonfly - Plathemis lydia - male Dragonfly? - Plathemis lydia Dragonfly ovipositing 9754 - Plathemis lydia - female Unknown Dragonfly - Plathemis lydia Brown dragonfly - Plathemis lydia - female the dragons are back - Plathemis lydia common whitetail - Plathemis lydia - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Libellulidae (Skimmers)
Genus Plathemis (Whitetails)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
included in Libellula by some authors
2 species in North America (Odonata of North America)
Internet References
taxonomy (Odonata of North America)