This damselfly wing have this strange looking
structures at the edge of wings called pterostigma. This is a
small sized insect.
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The above part in 450 Times Magnification.
Red colored rectangle on another dragonfly wing.
This is called pterostigma. It helps in flying.
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Pterostigma - Link - Wikipedia
Pterostigma - Link - springerlink
Fiery design on the dragonfly wing. Magnification - 450 times.
Designs on the wing. Magnification - 100 times.
Interesting Facts❗ 😊
➽ Dragonflies, which eat insects as adults, are a great control on the mosquito population.
fossil dragonflies have been found with wingspans of up to two feet.
➽ Dragonflies were some of the first winged insects to evolve, some 300 million years ago.
To see the Image of the Damselfly - Wikipedia
1. To see more Dragonfly wing structures click here.
2. Dragonfly Wing - Link - schools-Wikipedia
3. Pterostigma - Wikipedia
4. Dragonfly - dragonflysoc.org.uk