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Dragonfly

Observed: 3rd August 2006 By: ManfaManfa’s reputation in Invertebrates
Dragonfly
Dragonfly
Description:

There were at least 20 to 30 dragonflies just hanging off a wire that runs over a small pond in my garden.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Intriguing formation

What a fascinating collection.

Incidentally, that mark near the end of each wing is called a Pterostigma - I've seen one article that suggests it is to give the wing stability in flight. All dragonflies have them, though they vary in colour according to species.

John