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Dragonflies Are The Flying Aces Of The Insect World
2011-10-04 05:03:37

Research focuses on aerial feats such as hunting and mating in mid-air.

2011-04-04 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today launched the Marvell® DragonFly(TM) Virtual Storage Accelerator (VSA) powered by HyperScale(TM) embedded processor technology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100719/SF36559LOGO-b) In what is a first for Marvell, the new DragonFly VSA, which plugs directly into all commercially available servers with a PCIe slot, combines Marvell's world-class chip...

2010-10-14 16:01:00

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help reduce the drain on Local, State and Federal budgets, Amity Foundation will build a state of the art residential center for children and mothers. The center will be called Dragonfly Village.

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2009-11-18 05:55:00

CFD visualization used at Wright State University to study the complex flow physics of dragonfly flight.

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2009-07-15 06:11:50

A biologist in the Maldives is claiming that millions of dragonflies fly thousands of miles across the sea from southern India to Africa.

2009-01-08 12:59:46

Insects mistake buildings, cars and even roads for water, laying eggs that will never hatch and jeopardizing ecosystems, a U.S.

2008-10-01 09:00:27

MAPLE PLAIN, Minn., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Dragonfly Secret: A Story of Boundless Love" gently encourages children and adults to consider life's infinite possibilities. The story takes place in a beautiful garden and depicts a unique friendship between a boy and dragonfly.

2008-08-21 15:00:43

LEWISTON - Dragonfly Records will present a release party for Nick Knowlton's solo album debut from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, in the grand ballroom of the Ramada Inn. Titled "Letting Go: Songs for Joye," the CD features 16 love songs, a combination of covers and originals.

2005-10-05 14:25:00

Flowering plants near ponds may owe their pollination not only to the winged creatures of the air, but also to the finned ones of the deep.


Latest Dragonfly Reference Libraries

Eastern Pondhawk
2014-11-19 10:48:05

The eastern pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis), also known as the common pondhawk, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes eastern areas of the United States, Belize, two provinces of Canada including Ontario, Costa Rica, Cuba, Honduras, Jamaica, eleven states in Mexico, and Nicaragua, among other areas. This species is found near almost every source of water. It differs in appearance depending upon the sex, with males holding blue and green color and...

Emerald Spreadwing, Lestes dryas
2014-04-04 11:52:50

The emerald spreadwing (Lestes dryas), known as the Turlough spreadwing in Ireland and the scarce emerald damselfly in Britain due to its rarity, is a species of damselfly that can be found in many areas of Asia, Europe, and North America. It prefers to reside near still waters in ditches, lakes, ponds, and bogs. This species is known to tolerate extreme conditions that other damselflies and dragonflies will not live in. The emerald spreadwing is similar to other members of its genus in...

Keeled Skimmer, Orthetrum coerulescens
2013-08-01 13:38:12

The keeled skimmer (Orthetrum coerulescens) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in Europe. Its range includes Afghanistan, Algeria, Austria, Denmark, France, Greece, Iran, Italy, Macedonia, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. It can be found in boggy areas in the northern areas of its range, while it prefers running water sources, like ditches and streams, in other areas of its range. The keeled skimmer holds a thinner body than that of the...

Epaulet Skimmer, Orthetrum chrysostigma
2013-08-01 13:33:09

The epaulet skimmer (Orthetrum chrysostigma) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in a large range that includes Algeria, Botswana, Cameroon, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, and Uganda, with possible populations occurring on Burundi and the Canary Islands. It can be found near almost all types of slow moving and still waters in tropical and subtropical moist and arid forests, savannahs, and shrublands. The males of this species are blue in color,...

Black-tailed Skimmer, Orthetrum cancellatum
2013-08-01 12:32:23

The black-tailed skimmer (Orthetrum cancellatum) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in Europe and Asia. Its range includes Albania, Austria, Belgium, China, Cyprus, France, German, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom, among many other areas. It can be found near mostly sunny, slow moving and still water sources. The black-tailed skimmer varies in color depending upon the sex. Adult males hold a blue abdomen, while adult females...

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