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Species Macromia illinoiensis - Swift River Cruiser

Georgia River Cruiser - Macromia illinoiensis Illinois River Cruiser (Macromia illinoiensis) - Macromia illinoiensis - female Newly emerged dragonfly (DDF176B) - Macromia illinoiensis Newly emerged dragonfly closeup (DDF176B) - Macromia illinoiensis Really big dragonfly - Macromia illinoiensis Cruiser - Macromia illinoiensis - male Bug from Androscoggin river in Maine - Macromia illinoiensis Macromia illinoiensis - male
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)