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Ovipositing dragonfly

Observed: 20th August 2011 By: EmilyCoyteEmilyCoyte’s reputation in InvertebratesEmilyCoyte’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Saw this dragonfly over two days by our pond... appeared to be laying eggs on the moss near the pond edge but couldn't see anything come out!

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Eggs

If eggs were laid they would have been 'injected' into the moss so you wouldn't see any. Sometimes though they are just 'testing' and don't actually lay.