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Species Celithemis ornata - Ornate Pennant

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Libellulidae (Skimmers)
Genus Celithemis (Pennants)
Species ornata (Ornate Pennant)
Other Common Names
Faded Pennant (in Dunkle). Our Reference List HERE uses Ornate Pennant
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Celithemis ornata (Rambur, 1842)
Internet References