As you watch dragonflies and damselflies, you
may start to wonder
about what makes these fascinating critters tick. In this section we provide you
with an introduction to their biology.
I suggest you start with their
life cycle, from egg
to aquatic larvae to winged insects and back to the egg again. Then you can explore
their fascinating behavior.
When you are ready, you can learn more about the
anatomy and physiology of
You can also learn a bit about
taxonomy and how odonates are classified
and named or perhaps you are interested in the
history of these ancient creatures.