Devils's Head Damselfly
Bill Caldwell - ABeautifulSky Photography
Digital Art - Digitally Manipulated Photo
Macro photo of a colorful Damselfly sitting on some bushy white lichen. This was taken while hiking at the Devil's Head Conservation Area in Downeast Maine. Digitally manipulated for artistic effect. Copyright 2013, Bill Caldwell/ABeautifulSky Photography.
Large fine art prints are available up to 45 inches x 60 inches.
Wikipedia: Damselflies (suborder Zygoptera) are insects in the order Odonata. Damselflies are similar to dragonflies, but the adults can be distinguished by the fact that the wings of most damselflies are held along, and parallel to, the body when at rest. Furthermore, the hindwing of the damselfly is essentially similar to the forewing, while the hindwing of the dragonfly broadens near the base. Damselflies are also usually smaller than dragonflies and weaker fliers in comparison, and their eyes are separated.
July 25th, 2013
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