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Upcoming Events

Discussion of 2018 gathering

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Genus Sympetrum - Meadowhawks

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

Species ambiguum - Blue-faced Meadowhawk
Species corruptum - Variegated Meadowhawk
Species costiferum - Saffron-winged Meadowhawk
Species danae - Black Meadowhawk
Species illotum - Cardinal Meadowhawk
Species internum - Cherry-faced Meadowhawk
Species madidum - Red-veined Meadowhawk
Species obtrusum - White-faced Meadowhawk
Species pallipes - Striped Meadowhawk
Species rubicundulum - Ruby Meadowhawk
Species semicinctum - Band-winged Meadowhawk
Species signiferum - Spot-winged Meadowhawk
Species vicinum - Autumn Meadowhawk
No Taxon Mature red adult: internum, janeae, obtrusum, rubicundulum species group
No Taxon Orange, imm & females: internum, janeae, obtrusum, rubicundulum sp group