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Species Helocordulia uhleri - Uhler's Sundragon

Uhler's Sundragon - Helocordulia uhleri Uhler's Sundragon? - Helocordulia uhleri - male - female Uhler's Sundragon in New Brunswick, closeup of claspers - Helocordulia uhleri - male Baskettail - Helocordulia uhleri Dragonfly ID please - Helocordulia uhleri unknown dragonfly - Helocordulia uhleri unknown dragonfly - Helocordulia uhleri Uhler's Sundragon - Helocordulia uhleri - 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 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).
length 41-46 mm
typically near small streams in forests, sometimes lakes (Odonata Central)
See Also
Helocordulia selysii - Selys' Sundragon
Internet References
Odonata Central--Uhler's Sundragon