Sympetrum Newman, 1833
(darter dragonflies)

Subtaxon Example images Rank Subtaxa
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ID refs
Male - top view (Click to view)
Species 2 ident. refs
Species 2 ident. refs
Dorsal view (Click to view)
Male - sunning itself (Click to view)
Male - dorsal view (Click to view)
Species 1 ident. refs
Dorsal view (Click to view)Male - sunning itself (Click to view)Male - dorsal view (Click to view)
Informal 3 illustrated subtaxa 2 ident. refs
Taxonomic hierarchy:
GenusSympetrum (darter dragonflies)
FamilyLIBELLULIDAE (chaser, darter and skimmer dragonflies)
SuborderANISOPTERA (dragonflies)
OrderODONATA (dragonflies and damselflies)
InfraclassPalaeoptera (dragonflies, damselflies and mayflies)
SubclassPTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)

BioInfo ( has 5 general literature references relevant to Sympetrum (darter dragonflies)

Sympetrum (darter dragonflies) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo ( has 1 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Sympetrum (darter dragonflies)
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