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photo contest slideshow
A damselfly on a branch
The Green Damselfly
The Flower of Life
Damselfly at rest
Irish Damselfly
A Happy Damselfly
A damselfly peeks over a leaf
Ebony Jewelwing Damselfly at Metro Parks
Damselfly
A damselfly at rest as the sun was going down
Australian Damselfly and Lavender
OVIPOSITION
Damselfly
Grumpy Damselfly
Hanging Out
A male crowm damselfly : Euphaea variegata
Black-Winged Damselfly Feeding on Mosquito
Emerald Damselfly
Balance
Curious damselfly looking down on me
a damselfly resting on a slender stem of a grass
Damselfly poised on branch
Dinner for an orange damselfly.
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
OVIPOSITION

While a female of Damselfly lays eggs the male keeps other potential mates away by remaining claspers (cerci), located on the male’s abdomen, have a shape unique to each species of Damselfly. By oviposition underwater, females decrease the risk that their eggs become exposed.

TAGS: Damselfly, India, Insect, Macro, Nature, Water

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Lakhimpur Kheri, India
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© Satpal Singh.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2015
Total Views: 37
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Dec. 1, 2015, 12:57 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D7100
Focal Length: 105mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1250
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh, India