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Dragonfly nymph case

Description:

When the dragonfly nymph has fully developed, it crawls out of the water and hangs onto a reed, a leaf, or any support it can find. There the adult insect emerges, leaving an empty nymphal case. This usually happens in the early hours of the morning when it is still dark. It takes several hours for the wings to dry out completely.

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3 Comments

Salvi
Salvi 8 years ago

suelen estar fuera del agua

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 8 years ago

Si, encontramos un montón en el cauce del rio Guadalmina

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

Que chula! creo que no me he encontrado con ninguna aun. Deben de estar dentro del agua en rios o laguitos, verdad?

Noe and Pili
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Noe and Pili

Benahavís, Andalucía, Spain

Spotted on Aug 29, 2011
Submitted on Sep 16, 2011

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