- Dragonfly Quiz. // Kid Zone;2007, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p16
A quiz concerning the anatomy, flight behavior and development of dragonfly is presented.
- Dragonfly Wings. Tapp, Ken // Spider;Jul2006, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p8
The article presents information on the wings of a dragonfly.
- Beware of Dragons. Brunelle, Lynn // National Geographic Explorer - Pathfinder Edition;Mar2014, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p2
The article focuses on dragonfly and what makes it a deadly predator. It describes the insect as one built to hunt, making the dragonfly 95 percent successful when hunting flies, midges, and mosquitoes, as well as moths, butterflies, and even other dragonflies. It also describes its eyes, brain,...
- Critter Zone Dragonflies. McKinley, Cindy // Kid Zone;2007, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p13
The article provides information on the anatomy of the dragonflies. The eye of dragonflies has 28,000 lenses that helps them in hunting for food and avoiding predators while its thorax has two sets of large wings that helps them move at different sides or hover like a helicopter. The dragonflies...
- Dragonflies. Hughes, Monica // Bugs;2006, p10
A chapter of the book "Bugs" is presented. It focuses on dragonflies. It offers information on the anatomy of the insect. The common habitats of dragonflies are mentioned, including underwater were the young lives. Dragonflies eat other flying insects.
- ORDER ODONATA. Goldman, Phyllis Barkas // Monkeyshines Goes Buggy (The Study of Entomology);1992, p78
Dragonflies and their relatives the damselflies are members of the insect Order Odonata. The word "odonata" comes from the Greek word meaning "tooth", in reference to the teeth on the jaws of this insect. Odonata have four slender membranous wings attached to their long, thin bodies. Some of...
- Black clubtail dragonfly. // Encyclopedia of Animals;2006, p1
The black clubtail is one of 86 species in this family of dragonflies. The name of this species and its family comes from the large segments at the tip of the male's long, thin, lower body. These make it appear to have a club for a tail. This is the largest dragonfly in North America.
- Ten-spot pond skimmer dragonfly. // Encyclopedia of Animals;2006, p1
This species of dragonfly is named for the 10 white spots on its wings and for its habit of hovering and skimming near the surface of the water. It lives near ponds, lakes, rivers, and streams all across North America.
- THROWING AWAY THE BOOK. Schreiber, Le Anne // Onearth;Summer2012, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p64
The article offers author's insights regarding her experience of observing the physical traits and behavior of dragonflies on a lake in New York, where her home was built, without the help of a field guide. The author mentions the failure of a field guide published in 2012 to explain the death...