Dragonflies and Damselflies

  • dragonflies
  • Damselflies

Dragonflies and damselflies are the most ancient of the flying insects of which fossils can be found dating back 300 million years in the Carboniferous era where dragonflies reached as large as 75cm.

In the United Kingdom to day there are around 56 species of which 20 of the species are damselflies and 36 species are dragonflies.

This guide will have photographs of the species that I have found and the description of the habitats of where they can be found. Also this will contain information about the nymphs as well as the adult..

Dragonfly life cycle

dragonfly lifecycle