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A teneral Blue Dasher

A teneral Blue Dasher

Postby lenachow » Thu Aug 02, 2012 7:46 pm

Blue Dasher newly emerged from its larval case. Unlike butterflies, dragonflies do not have a pupal stage. They transform from larvae to adults (incomplete metamorphosis). The new dragonfly at this point is called a 'teneral', with colours not fully developed.
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Re: A teneral Blue Dasher

Postby kctsang » Thu Aug 02, 2012 10:54 pm

Wow, nice documentation of the emergence of a new life !!! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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