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Transcript of Dragonflies/Damselflies
Elena Venegoni & Katherine Chacon
SMIA 5B Habitat Dragonflies Appearance Dragonflies: Habitat Freshwater Food Predators/Enemies Overview General Species Appearance Food Predators/Enemies Life Cycle Interesting Facts Adaptations General Information Damselflies 5,ooo Species sub order Zygoptera related to damselflies Order: Odonata Been around a long time related to dragonflies Damselflies babies have 3 gills (external)
striking blue with black markings
eyes widely separated Hunt in open areas Migrate Damselflies: live in Australia Young: shallow water Generalists: Eat what they can find. damselflies are carnivorous Young Dragonflies: small animals young damselflies eat water insects Dragonflies Damselflies Eat smaller dragonflies eats smaller damselflies birds
invertebrates Life Cycle Females lay eggs near water Adaptations Most of life spent in nymph form quick darting ability long legs mouth adapted for biting EGG Nymph Adult sharp vision Baby damselflies live underwater Adult stage doesn't last long interesting facts Molt several times before adult stage Biggest dragonfly: Petulara ingentissima Conclusion We talked about: we talked about: General information Appearance Life Cycle Adaptations Interesting Facts Habitat Food Predators/Enemies one of fastest insects in world damselflies cant walk! Sources "Blue Ringtail." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 10 Nov. 2012. Web. 26 Oct. 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Ringtail>.
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