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For the United States & Canada

Species Hagenius brevistylus - Dragonhunter

Leaf-like bug found in creek - Hagenius brevistylus Dragonhunter in New Brunswick - Hagenius brevistylus - male Green dragonfly - Hagenius brevistylus Lower Trail dragonfly - Hagenius brevistylus Hagenius brevistylus Dragonhunter exuvia - Hagenius brevistylus Dragonfly  - Hagenius brevistylus Dragonhunter? - Hagenius brevistylus
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)