Damselfly by Yampimon

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Damselflies (suborder Zygoptera) are insects in the order Odonata. Damselflies are similar to dragonflies, but the adults can be distinguished by the fact that the wings of most damselflies are held along, and parallel to, the body when at rest. Furthermore, the hindwing of the damselfly is essentially similar to the forewing, while the hindwing of the dragonfly broadens near the base. Damselflies are also usually smaller than dragonflies and weaker fliers in comparison, and their eyes are separated.

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  • lezvee
    lezvee4 months ago

    This must be the best macro I have ever seen of an insect such as this. Wonderful shot (and description good too)

  • Thank you Lezvee, this little fella landed on the guy rope of my gazebo and I dropped my hot dog jumping up to get the camera.

    – Yampimon

  • doubleheader
    doubleheader4 months ago

    very cool, great shot…

  • Thank you very much Bill

    – Yampimon

  • Colleen2012
    Colleen20124 months ago

    Ditto to all of the above – Instant fav for me Y!
    Love Colleen2012

  • Thanks Colleen

    – Yampimon

  • Photography  by Mathilde
    Photography b...4 months ago

    Outstanding macro Yampi – every detail is razor sharp

  • Thanks Mattie, I don’t often attempt macros, far too fiddly for me, but as he was sitting so nicely I thought he was worth a click

    – Yampimon

  • Judi Rustage
    Judi Rustage4 months ago

  • Thank you very much Judi

    – Yampimon

  • Keith Reesor
    Keith Reesor4 months ago

    Excellent macro!! :)

  • Thank you Keith

    – Yampimon

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