Driftless Prairies: Native Habitat Restoration

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Calopterygidae (Broad-winged Damselflies)

The rest of the world calls this family demoiselles. They are known for their red or black wing coloration; females have brown eyes and males and black eyes. There are 150 species in the world, 8 of them are in North America. This family overwinters as eggs.