This family is known for its brightly colored, stout bodies. Their wings usually have bands on them. This is the dragonfly that you’ll see most often. There are 23 species in North America with 11 occurring in the east.
Nature inspires awe!
These are some papers that I refer to often:
"How can we be responsible stewards and conservators of threatened habitats when we do not even know the resident fauna?"
Dr. Dan Young
UW- Madison Entomology
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