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Genus Libellula

distinctive dragon - Libellula luctuosa - male Unknown Dragonfly/Pondhawk? - Libellula luctuosa - female Spangled Skimmer - Libellula cyanea - male Twelve-spotted Skimmer - Libellula pulchella - male Libellula croceipennis - Neon Skimmer? - Libellula croceipennis - female skimmer - Libellula incesta - male Dragonfly - Libellula luctuosa - female Neon Skimmer ??? - Libellula croceipennis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Libellulidae (Skimmers)
Genus Libellula
Explanation of Names
Libellula Linnaeus, 1758
About 25 species. Most are North American.