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Giant Forest Damselfly

Megaloprepus caerulatus


greatest wingspan of any living damselfly or dragonfly, up to 19 centimeters (7.5 inches) in the largest male


rainforest, 1400m


I spotted a few of these in the Amazon too but they were always hard to photograph. These insects are huge and hard to miss. They don't even fly that gracefully or fast and it was hard to approach them closely.

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Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Enormous! Wonderful!

Wow It's huge! Great spot Dan!

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Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia

Spotted on Jan 23, 2013
Submitted on Apr 11, 2013

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