Dragonfly Facts & Trivia
- A dragonfly can fly at speeds up to 36 miles per hour.
- There were huge dinosaur dragonflies that lived 300 million years ago.
- There are over 5,000 species of dragonflies.
- Dragonflies are found all over the world except in Australia.
- A dragonfly’s larval stage can last up to two years.
- Dragonflies are aquatic and eat just about anything.
- The compound eye of the dragonfly has as many as 30,000 lenses.
- Dragonflies as the most masterful insects of flight.
- Dragonflies will catch their prey while flying.
- A dragonfly may live up to a year, most do not.
- Kingdom: Animalia
- Phylum: Arthropoda
- Class: Insecta
- Order: Odonata
- Family: Anisoptera
- Dragonfly 2002
- Dragonfly, by Fleetwood Mac
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- Dragonfly, Summer by Michael Franks
- Dragonfly Classix, by Frank Marino