damselfly

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  • Info Damselflies (suborder Zygoptera) are insects in the order Odonata. more...
  • This damselfly species can be seen almost year-round in some regions.
  • One of the larger damselflies, this species is most common in July and August.
  • The damselfly has a blue and black abdomen, usually with more black than blue.
  • Damselflies rest their wings together, on both sides of their bodies.
  • These damselflies usually rest in group on the plants at water edges.
  • The family includes the largest of all damselfly species.
  • These damselflies are active from early May to early August.
  • They attack and feed on other species of smaller damselflies.
  • This damselfly flight pattern is low, in and out of vegetation away from open water.
  • This species of damselfly has relatively narrow wings that are held above the abdomen when at rest.
  • Of all members of the damselfly family Calopterygidae this species has the most narrow wings.
  • The damselfly has of flight season from December to April.
  • A number of springs and streams support a large population of the damselfly.
  • For instance, some female damselflies show colour variations typically found in males.
  • Although the genus name comes from, dancers are quite active and alert damselflies.
  • This is the most common and beautiful species of damselflies in Singapore.
  • Their blue colour also gives them the name azure damselflies.
  • The appendages of the large red damselfly can be seen in the gallery below.
  • When at rest, these damselflies hold their wings closely folded up vertically over their thorax.
  • The damselflies need open water habitat, which has proven difficult to maintain.
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Meaning of damselfly

  • noun Slender non-stinging insect similar to but smaller than the dragonfly but having wings folded when at rest