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Collection: Dragonflies

Dragonflies
Dragonflies
Dragonflies, respectively the order Odonata ("toothed ones") include some of the most ancient and beautiful insects that ever roamed Earth, as well as some of the largest flying invertebrates ever to have lived.
Available online at: http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/arthropoda/uniramia/odonatoida.html
  • Blue Featherleg (Platycnemis pennipes) mating, Grafenrheinfeld, Germany
  • Western Demoiselle (Calopterix xanthostoma), female, Costa Brava, Spain
  • Western Demoiselle (Calopterix xanthostoma), male, Costa Brava, Spain
  • Common Spreadwing (Lestes sponsa) female, Langøy/Kragerø, Norway
  • Broad-bodied Chaser (Libellula depressa), Borjomi-Kharagauli national park, Georgia
  • Large red damselfly (Pyrrhosoma nymphal), Arendal, Norway
  • Violet Dropwing (Trithemis annulata), Madagascar
  • Orange-winged Dropwing (Trithemis kirbyi), Madagascar
  • Small Redeyes (Erythromma viridulum), egg-laying, Nidda, Frankfurt/M, Germany
  • Azure Damselfly (Coenagrion puella), Frankfurt/M, Germany
  • Black-tailed skimmer (Orthetrum cancellatum), Frankfurt/M, Germany
  • Red-eyed damselfly (Erythromma najas), Oslo, Norway
  • Brown Hawker (Aeshna grandis), female laying eggs, Oslo, Norway
  • Brown Hawker (Aeshna grandis), female laying eggs, Oslo, Norway
  • Azure Damselfly (Coenagrion puella), Kragerø, Norway
  • Common Blue Damselfly (Enallagma cyathigerum), Kragerø, Norway
  • Large Red Damsel (Pyrrhosoma nymphula), mating, Froland, Norway