Odonata is an order of carnivorous insects, encompassing the dragonflies (
Anisoptera) and the damselflies (Zygoptera). The Odonata form a clade, which
Mar 28, 2016 ... Odonata. Dragonflies and Damselflies. The name Odonata, derived from the
Greek "odonto-", meaning tooth, refers to the strong teeth found on ...
Useful Links. Official Checklist to North American Odonata · Checklist of North
American Odonata, 2012 Edition, by D. Paulson & S. Dunkle · New World
Oct 16, 2009 ... Introduction. Odonata are an order of aquatic palaeopterous insects. There are
about 6500 extant species in just over 600 genera.
Odonata, insect order comprising the dragonflies (suborder Anisoptera) and the
damselflies (suborder Zygoptera). The adults are easily recognized by their two ...
Feb 16, 2004 ... The classification and diversity of dragonflies and damselflies (Odonata). In:
Zhang Z.-Q. (ed.) Animal biodiversity:... Dijkstra KDB, Bechly G, ...
Order Odonata - Dragonflies and Damselflies. Dragonflies · Damselflies ·
Suborder Anisoptera - Dragonflies · Black Saddlebags Pair - Tramea lacerata -
The Ohio Odonata Society is an evolution of the Ohio Odonata Survey. The
society exists to promote knowledge and appreciation of Odonata in Ohio.
General Life cycle - The Odonata undergo incomplete metamorphosis, which
means that there is a distinct larval phase, usually called a nymph or a naiad, and
Odonata: dragonflies and damselflies. Characteristics These often brightly
coloured, fast flying insects are well known and easily recognised. Dragonflies