Dragonflies are fast-flying, four-winged insects with long bodies and enormous eyes. The adult dragonfly has the biggest eyes in the insect world and they are capable of detecting movement up to 15m away!



Image: Dragonflies by Vijay

Information sourced from:

Berger, Cynthia (2004), Wild Guide Dragonflies [online], Available from: https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=oxRD1gAkVVsC&pg=PA2&hl=en#v=onepage&q&f=false [accessed 02/06/2015]

British Dragonfly Society, UK Species [online], Available from: http://www.british-dragonflies.org.uk/content/uk-species [accessed 02/06/2015]

Everything Dinosaur, High Oxygen Levels Spawn Super-sized Dragonflies [online], Available from: https://blog.everythingdinosaur.co.uk/blog/_archives/2010/11/03/4671836.html [Accessed 11/12/2020]

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