The Taxonomic Breakdown is the scientific way to categorize a partocular insect species from its largest group (Animalia) to its smallest (variable). The Genus and Species categorizations taken together make up the species' scientific name shown above, in this case Sympetrum vicinum.
Outdoors: Typically found across the great outdoors.
Winged: Has wings to hop or fly over distance.
The Autumn Meadowhawk has been identified by site users by the following descriptors:
red   brown   black   winged   wings   flying   outdoors   summer   skimmer   dragonfly   thin   fast   large
The general likelihood of encountering this insect based on a given month of the year in the state of Tennessee. Generally, the best sighting months are June through August with peak occurring in July.
Below is a representation of the 'smallest-small' and 'largest-large' sizes commonly associated with the Autumn Meadowhawk. Due to monitor differences, sizes may not be exact on your particular screen. Conversions to millimeters are provided for convenience.
1.02 inches (26 mm)
1.38 inches (35 mm)
Below you will find the colors most commonly associated with the Autumn Meadowhawk. Both Primary and Secondary colors are represented in the showcase. Due to monitor differences, colors may not be exact representations.
The Autumn Meadowhawk can be found in the following Tennessee counties:
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