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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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Vivid Dancer

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The vivid dancer (Argia vivida) is a small to medium sized damselfly belonging to the group known as “pond damsels”. The bright blue male has black bands on his abdomen, a thick black stripe atop the thorax and black stripes … Continue reading

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