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Sympetrum spp.


Type of Insect: dragonfly
Size: 1.3 inches
Overall Color: red and brown
Larval Foods: aquatic invertebrates
Adult Foods: insects
Larval Type: aquatic nymph
status: common
Description: small brown and bright red with partially amber wings, difficult to identify to species

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class: Hexapoda (Insects)
Order: Odonata (dragonflies,damselflies)
Family: 08 Libellulidae (skimmers)
Genus: Sympetrum
Species: spp.

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