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Family Libellulidae - Skimmers

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

No Taxon Larvae and Exuviae
Genus Brachymesia - Pennants
Genus Brechmorhoga - Clubskimmers
Genus Cannaphila - Narrow-winged Skimmers
Genus Celithemis - Pennants
Genus Crocothemis - Skimmers
Genus Dythemis - Setwings
Genus Erythemis - Pondhawks
Genus Erythrodiplax - Dragonlets
Genus Idiataphe - Metallic Pennants
Genus Ladona - Corporals
Genus Leucorrhinia - Whitefaces
Genus Libellula
Genus Macrodiplax
Genus Macrothemis - Sylphs
Genus Miathyria
Genus Micrathyria - Dashers
Genus Nannothemis
Genus Orthemis
Genus Pachydiplax
Genus Paltothemis
Genus Pantala - Rainpool Gliders
Genus Perithemis - Amberwings
Genus Planiplax
Genus Plathemis - Whitetails
Genus Pseudoleon
Genus Sympetrum - Meadowhawks
Genus Tauriphila
Genus Tholymis
Genus Tramea - Saddlebags