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Damselfly

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Damselflies (suborder Zygoptera) are insects in the order Odonata. Damselflies are similar to dragonflies, but the adults can be distinguished by the fact that the wings of most damselflies are held along, and parallel to, the body when at rest. Furthermore, the hindwing of the damselfly is essentially similar to the forewing, while the hindwing of the dragonfly broadens near the base. Damselflies are also usually smaller than dragonflies and weaker fliers in comparison, and their eyes are separated.

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4 Comments

Alan H. C.
Alan H. C. 10 years ago

Gracias, harsuame.

Alan H. C.
Alan H. C. 10 years ago

Thanks!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 10 years ago

Nice photo Alan!
Welcome to Project Noah

harsuame
harsuame 10 years ago

Grandioso por favor agrégalo ala mission http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/6524...

Alan H. C.
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Alan H. C.

Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico

Spotted on Apr 4, 2012
Submitted on Apr 4, 2012

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