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Variegated meadowhawk
Sympetrum corruptum

Variegated meadowhawk

Type of Insect: dragonfly
Size: 2.5 inches
Overall Color: amber and gray
Larval Foods: aquatic invertebrates
Adult Foods: insects
Larval Type: aquatic nymph
status: common
Description: medium sized grayish and yellowish dragonfly

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

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