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

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Taxonomy
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Genus Libellula

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

Species auripennis - Golden-winged Skimmer
Species axilena - Bar-winged Skimmer
Species comanche - Comanche Skimmer
Species composita - Bleached Skimmer
Species croceipennis - Neon Skimmer
Species cyanea - Spangled Skimmer
Species flavida - Yellow-sided Skimmer
Species forensis - Eight-spotted Skimmer
Species incesta - Slaty Skimmer
Species jesseana - Purple Skimmer
Species luctuosa - Widow Skimmer
Species needhami - Needham's Skimmer
Species nodisticta - Hoary Skimmer
Species pulchella - Twelve-spotted Skimmer
Species quadrimaculata - Four-spotted Skimmer
Species saturata - Flame Skimmer
Species semifasciata - Painted Skimmer
Species vibrans - Great Blue Skimmer