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Species Sympetrum pallipes - Striped Meadowhawk

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Libellulidae (Skimmers)
Genus Sympetrum (Meadowhawks)
Species pallipes (Striped Meadowhawk)
Size
34-38 mm long
Identification
Vertical stripes on the side of the thorax, the stripe on the shoulders, the amber color on the wings, and the red and yellow stigmas. See Sonic.Net and scroll down to S. pallipes
Range
Western third of the US
Habitat
Ponds and Lakes
Season
April to November in California