Macromia taeniolata

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Royal river cruiser
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Infraorder: Anisoptera
Family: Macromiidae
Genus: Macromia
Species: M. taeniolata
Binomial name
Macromia taeniolata
Rambur, 1842

Macromia taeniolata, the royal river cruiser is a species of dragonfly in the family Macromiidae.[1] It is a long, slender insect with bright green eyes and a dark brown body with yellow stripes. The sexes are alike.[2] It is found along large streams and rivers.[2]


  1. ^ "North American Odonata". University of Puget Sound. 2009. Retrieved 5 August 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Beaton, Giff (2007). Dragonflies and Damselflies of Georgia and the Southeast. University of Georgia Press. ISBN 0-8203-2795-6.