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Damselfly

Zygoptera

Description:

The damselfly may look like it's a Dragonfly but it's not! A Damselfly goes through incomplete metamorphosis. The diet of the damselfly is mosquito larvae and smaller bugs which means it's a carnivore. The way you can tell the difference between a damselfly and a dragonfly is that a damselfly rests it's wings together and a dragonfly rests them spread apart.

Habitat:

Anywhere there is a nice tree or bush to rest on.

Notes:

If you're going to take a picture of a dragonfly or damselfly it might be blurry because they are very very fast on of the fastest insects on Earth actually.

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2 Comments

jamiewgoodspeed
jamiewgoodspeed 11 years ago

please note that your location should show where you took the picture not where the organism is native to. if this picture was taken in venezuela than please remove it from the florida missions.

arnott.myles
arnott.myles 11 years ago

I thought this was one of the coolest pictures I took.

arnott.myles
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arnott.myles

Barquisimeto, Lara, Venezuela

Spotted on May 24, 2013
Submitted on May 24, 2013

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