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Genus Libellula

Unknown dragonfly - Libellula luctuosa - female Widow Skimmer - Lateral - Libellula luctuosa - female Painted Skimmer - Libellula semifasciata - Libellula semifasciata - male Libellula incesta - Slaty Skimmer - Libellula incesta - female Flame Skimmer ? - Libellula croceipennis - male Dragonfly #6 in Pocahontas State Park, Central Virginia - Libellula incesta - male Widow skimmer - Libellula luctuosa? - Libellula luctuosa - female Dragonfly - Libellula luctuosa - 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 Libellula
About 25 species. Most are North American.