Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Somatochlora ensigera - Plains Emerald

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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 Corduliidae (Emeralds)
Genus Somatochlora (Striped Emeralds)
Species ensigera (Plains Emerald)