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Genus Leucorrhinia - Whitefaces

Dot-tailed Whiteface - Leucorrhinia intacta - female dragonfly naiad - Leucorrhinia hudsonica Whiteface? - Leucorrhinia intacta - male FROSTED WHITEFACE - Leucorrhinia frigida - male Unknown Whiteface - Leucorrhinia - male White-faced ???? dragonfly - Leucorrhinia Odonata - Leucorrhinia Leucorrhinia intacta - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Libellulidae (Skimmers)
Genus Leucorrhinia (Whitefaces)
Neartica lists 7 North American species.
Like all dragonflies, Leucorrhinia are predaceous.
Print References
"Stokes Beginner's Guide to Dragonflies" (1)
Internet References
Winds of Kansas - has scans of Leucorrhinia species
Insects of Cedar Creek - has photos and information on several species.
Works Cited
1.Stokes Beginner's Guide to Dragonflies
Donald and Lillian Stokes. 2002. Little, Brown and Company.