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By J Watson

Dragonflies are conspicuous bugs. Many are huge; they fly strongly; such a lot are brightly colored. consequently, they've been gathered greatly. Their larvae are much less general. 'Mud-eyes', as a few are referred to as, are drab, and just about all stay in fresh
waters, out of sight. they're, might be, top referred to as bait for freshwater fish. The dragonflies represent a really specific order of bugs, the Odonata. In Australia, suborders are represented: damselflies (Zygoptera), ordinarily very narrow bugs, the fore- and hindwings related match and venation and regularly held closed above the physique at relaxation (Figs 46-63), the larvae with exterior gills at the finish of the stomach (Figs 4A-C, E); and dragonflies right (Anisoptera), stouter, stronger-flying bugs, the fore- and hindwings roughly diverse healthy and venation and ordinarily held unfold at relaxation (Figs 64-101), the larvae with internal,
rectal gills (see bankruptcy 2). residing representatives of the 3rd suborder (Anisozygoptera) are limited to Japan and the Himalayas. The time period 'dragonfly' is usually utilized to the whole order.

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