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For the United States & Canada

Species Sympetrum danae - Black Meadowhawk

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Classification
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)
Range
Northern United States, most of Canada; also in northern Europe and Asia