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Species Somatochlora elongata - Ski-tipped Emerald

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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 Somatochlora (Striped Emeralds)
Species elongata (Ski-tipped Emerald)
Other Common Names
Ski-tailed Emerald