damselfly


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damselfly

any insect of the suborder Zygoptera, similar to but smaller than dragonflies.
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County wildlife photographer Andrew Fusek-Peters had to wait patiently on the Long Mynd for the right moment to take his picture of an Emerald Damselfly. It wasn't just a test of patience, either, with Andrew having to endure the attentions of midges.
It is the earliest damselfly to emerge in the UK and will have been around since April.
They include a 19-millionyear-old marsupial lion, an extinct grasshopper, a giant carnivorous pitcher plant, a tiny Australian spider, an Indonesian weevil, a plesiosaur, a blue-flowered central American plant, a "ghost" shrimp, and a Madagascan dragonfly - a larger close relative of the damselfly.
McKenzie River Trust Dragonfly and Damselfly Field Course - 9:30 a.m.
After over-wintering beneath the ice--where some nymphs actively fed and grew, while others, and some eggs, were in diapause (dormancy) --the first species to typically emerge from the aquatic realm is the hardy but dainty damselfly, known as the eastern forktail.
THIS stunning snap of a damselfly perched on a blade of grass has scooped top prize for a Northumberland youngster in the British Wildlife Photography Awards.
A stunning image of a damselfly perched on a blade of grass has scooped top prize for a Northumberland youngster in the British Wildlife Photography Awards.
TODAY'S picture is of a Damselfly, shot by ECHO Flickr group member Paul Roberts (Pablo_R82).
The new Sandfly and Damselfly (his and hers) lines include a lightweight, mesh jacket and pants designed to pack small and protect big.
A few weeks ago, I wrote about strange names for beers and Jill Lucas sent me a photograph of Young's Damselfly elderflower lager.
In conclusion, the experiment allows us to suggest that damselfly last instar larvae may postpone or hasten emergence in response to the constraints related to the social environment and water conditions.
Having dug new ditches and raised water levels, this year the reserve saw a record number of dragonfly and damselfly species, including scarce ones like the small red damselfly, hairy dragonfly and black darter.