Suborder: Anisoptera
(Dragonflies)

Family: Macromiidae
Western River Cruiser

Macromiidae: The Cruisers

Family Facts:

Genus:Macromia
These are large dragonflies with clear wings. Their coloration is yellow and black with a metallic luster and green eyes. They have slightly widened segments at the end of their abdomens or "clubs". These are most prominent in the males.

Macromia magnifica- Western river Cruiser


Written by Mark Lung and Stefan Sommer, 2001
Page design by Ean Harker 2001.
Original images provided by Dennis Paulson,2001.