Types of Dragonflies?


Types of Dragonflies include the following; Saddlebags, Carolina Saddlebags and a Striped Saddlebags. Others include Antillean Saddlebags, Black Saddlebags and Red Saddlebags. To identifying the dragon fly begin by looking at the different parts of the insect.
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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Odonata
Immature dragonflies have six spindly legs, and a body that is only a few times longer than it is wide. They have two fairly big eyes. Some of their mouthparts are modified to shoot forward and grab prey. They breathe water through... More »
Their are 56 known species of dragonflies, 25 exist in the Northern hemisphere and 31 exist in the Southern hemisphere. Damselflies are sometimes mistaken as baby dragon flies as well. Some of the most common in the Northern hemisphere are the Emperor dragonfly; which is a found mainly in Europe and is a large and powerful hawker dragonfly, the Black-tailed skimmer; Which is a European dragonfly with a blue abdomen, a black tip and transparent wings, and the Red Darter; located in Eurasia and usually found in a large variety of water bodies especially lakes and ponds. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragonflies#Dragonflies_and_damselflies
There are two different main types of dragonflies. There is the aeshnoidea and the libelluloidea. All of these dragonflies have some kind of similarities within each family.
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Hi! These aren't ALL the 5700 types, but heres a few: Common darter, Club tail, Emperor, Orange spotted emerald (which is now extinct) Kneeled skimmer, and Flat bodied darter
Dragonflies, like all insects (and most other terrestrial critters) are bilaterally symmetrical. That's only type of symmetry I can think of in dragonflies.
Dragonflies are valuable predators that eat mosquitoes, and other small
Dragonflies were one of the earliest insects to appear on earth. Learn more! In the prehistoric jungles of some 300 million years ago, when trees were towering giants, dragonflies
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Dragonflies and the common house fly are insects that move about by using wings. Other types of flying insects include bees, butterflies, grasshoppers, beetles ...
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