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Dragonfly

Taken at Boone Hall Plantation in SC.

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5000 species of dragonflies and damselflies
Life span is usually a month.
Speed 20-40mph, which is why you can’t catch one unless it is dead.
Dinner is mostly midges and mosquitoes. Yum.

Classification:

  • Kingdom:  Animalia
  • Phylum:  Arthropoda
  • Class:  Insecta , this means we can pin one to our insect board
  • Order:  Odonata

One response to “Dragonfly

  1. Love, love, love dragonflies. What camera are you using?

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