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Species Hagenius brevistylus - Dragonhunter

Ann Wachal holding one of her young charges. Soon to fly away. - Hagenius brevistylus Dragonfly starts to emerge from Nymph. - Hagenius brevistylus Dragonhunter naiad - Hagenius brevistylus Dragonhunter - Hagenius brevistylus Hagenius brevistylus Dragonhunter - Hagenius brevistylus - male Dragonhunter - Hagenius brevistylus - female Dragonhunter - Hagenius brevistylus - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Gomphidae (Clubtails)
Genus Hagenius
Species brevistylus (Dragonhunter)
Identification
Adult: "Very long black legs, apparent large size, greater amount of yellow on side of S8 than S9, apparent wide black shoulder stripe, abdomen curled down at end, and small head relative to thorax" (male ID comment by Nick Block here)