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Family Corduliidae - Emeralds

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Odonata - Dragonflies and Damselflies
Suborder Anisoptera - Dragonflies
Family Corduliidae - Emeralds

Genus Cordulia - American Emerald
Species shurtleffii - American Emerald
Genus Dorocordulia - Little Emeralds
Species lepida - Petite Emerald
Species libera - Racket-tailed Emerald
Genus Epitheca - Baskettails
Species canis - Beaverpond Baskettail
Species costalis - Slender Baskettail
Species cynosura - Common Baskettail
Species petechialis - Dot-winged Baskettail
Species princeps - Prince Baskettail
Species semiaquea - Mantled Baskettail
Species sepia - Sepia Baskettail
Species spinigera - Spiny Baskettail
Species spinosa - Robust Baskettail
Species stella - Florida Baskettail
Genus Helocordulia - Sundragons
Species selysii - Selys' Sundragon
Species uhleri - Uhler's Sundragon
Genus Neurocordulia - Shadowdragons
Species michaeli - Broad-Tailed Shadowdragon
Species molesta - Smoky Shadowdragon
Species obsoleta - Umber Shadowdragon
Species virginiensis - Cinnamon Shadowdragon
Species xanthosoma - Orange Shadowdragon
Species yamaskanensis - Stygian Shadowdragon
Genus Somatochlora - Striped Emeralds
Species albicincta - Ringed Emerald
Species brevicincta - Quebec Emerald
Species cingulata - Lake Emerald
Species elongata - Ski-tipped Emerald
Species ensigera - Plains Emerald
Species filosa - Fine-lined Emerald
Species forcipata - Forcipate Emerald
Species franklini - Delicate Emerald
Species georgiana - Coppery Emerald
Species hineana - Hine's Emerald
Species hudsonica - Hudsonian Emerald
Species incurvata - Incurvate Emerald
Species kennedyi - Kennedy's Emerald
Species linearis - Mocha Emerald
Species margarita - Texas Emerald
Species minor - Ocellated Emerald
Species ozarkensis - Ozark Emerald
Species provocans - Treetop Emerald
Species semicircularis - Mountain Emerald
Species tenebrosa - Clamp-tipped Emerald
Species walshii - Brush-tipped Emerald
Species whitehousei - Whitehouse's Emerald
Species williamsoni - Williamson's Emerald
Genus Williamsonia - Boghaunters
Species fletcheri - Ebony Boghaunter
Species lintneri - Ringed Boghaunter