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Family Macromiidae - Cruisers

Western River Cruiser - Macromia magnifica Georgia River Cruiser? - Macromia alleghaniensis - male Stream Cruiser - Didymops transversa - male nymph1 - Macromia magnifica dragonfly identification please - Didymops transversa Macromiidae ... but which one? - Macromia illinoiensis Dragonfly - Macromia taeniolata ROak4 - Didymops transversa
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Macromiidae (Cruisers)
Other Common Names
River Emeralds(1)
Numbers
9 spp. in 2 genera in our area(2), 3 genera worldwide (incl. Macromia with >100 spp.)(1)
Range
worldwide; Macromia is cosmopolitan, Didymops Nearctic, and one Oriental genus(1)
Works Cited
1.Dragonflies of the World
Jill Silsby. 2001. Smithsonian Institution Press.
2.Dragonfly Society of the Americas. 2012. North American Odonata