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Species Macromia illinoiensis - Swift River Cruiser

Newly emerged dragonfly closeup (DDF176B) - Macromia illinoiensis Macromia illinoiensis Cruiser - Macromia illinoiensis - male Cruiser - Macromia illinoiensis - male Macromia illinoiensis - male Swift river cruiser - Macromia illinoiensis - female Allegheny or Illinois River Cruiser?? (DDF863) - Macromia illinoiensis Macromia illinoiensis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Macromiidae (Cruisers)
Genus Macromia
Species illinoiensis (Swift River Cruiser)
Other Common Names
Illinois River Cruiser
Internet References
common name reference [Swift River Cruiser] (The Odonata of North America)