First appearing more 100 million years before the dinosaurs, DRAGONFLIES are a marvel of adaptation. Surviving ice ages and mass extinctions they are the animal kingdom's premier aerial predators. There are 97 species identified in Indiana and 462 species in North America
|Eastern Pondhawk - a horizontal perching dragonfly|
|This 12-spotted Skimmer has just captured a fly in mid-air.|
In Great Britain and Europe DRAGONFLIES and DAMSELFLIES are all identified as DRAGONFLIES. In North America we identify them separately.