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Species Helocordulia uhleri - Uhler's Sundragon

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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 Helocordulia (Sundragons)
Species uhleri (Uhler's Sundragon)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Helocordulia uhleri (Selys, 1871)
Explanation of Names
Presumably named for American entomologist Philip Reese Uhler (1835-1913).
Size
length 41-46 mm
Habitat
typically near small streams in forests, sometimes lakes (Odonata Central)
See Also
Helocordulia selysii - Selys' Sundragon
Internet References
Odonata Central--Uhler's Sundragon