- 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.
- 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...
- 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,...
- 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.
- 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...
- Exploring Insect Vision. Damonte, Kathleen // Science & Children;Feb2005, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p47
The article presents information about insect vision, one of the qualities that helps them survive. Like humans, insects also have the same five senses, but the organs they use to touch, taste, smell, see, and hear are very different. Insect eyes are different to human eyes. Unlike humans a...