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Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Species Sympetrum danae - Black Meadowhawk

Dragonfly eating fly (for ID) - Sympetrum danae unknown dragonfly - Sympetrum danae Libellulidae: Sympetrum danae? - Sympetrum danae Beats Me. Sympetrum danae; Black Meadowhawk? - Sympetrum danae Unknown Dragonfly species - Sympetrum danae - male - female Black Meadowhawk - Sympetrum danae Black Meadowhawk - Sympetrum danae - male - female Sympetrum danae
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Libellulidae (Skimmers)
Genus Sympetrum (Meadowhawks)
Species danae (Black Meadowhawk)
Northern United States, most of Canada; also in northern Europe and Asia