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For the United States & Canada

Species Hagenius brevistylus - Dragonhunter

Teneral Dragonhunter - Hagenius brevistylus - male is this a western flying adder - Hagenius brevistylus clubtail - Hagenius brevistylus Hagenius brevistylus Dragonhunter - Hagenius brevistylus - female dragonfly - Hagenius brevistylus Dragonhunter larva in SC - Hagenius brevistylus dragonfly nymph - 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)