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Damselfly Wheel Formation

Still on the subject of damselfly reproduction: As I mentioned in the post on “Tandem Ovipositing” (07-09-14), damselfly reproduction consists of several distinct phases – territory establishment, mate recognition and acceptance, copulation and ovipositing. Once a male damselfly establishes and … Continue reading

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Tandem Ovipositing

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Damselfly mating is generally composed of several distinct stages – territory establishment, mate selection and acceptance, copulation and ovipositing. Once mating has occurred damselflies lay their eggs either alone or with the male on guard to protect the female while … Continue reading

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