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Lesser Green Emperor Anax guttatus
2013-07-10 12:12:18

The lesser green emperor (Anax guttatus), also known as the pale-spotted emperor, is a species of dragonfly that is native to Asia and Northern Australia. Its range includes China, India, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam, but it can also be found in Africa. It prefers to reside in lakes and ponds with abundant aquatic vegetation. It is not known to have any major threats...

Green Darner Anax junius
2013-07-09 22:46:07

The green darner (Anax junius), also known as the common green darner, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America, with a range that extends south to Panama. It will migrate from northern areas to southern areas such as Mexico and Texas, but it can also be found in Asia, from China to Japan, and the Caribbean and Tahiti. It prefers to reside near slow rivers, ponds, and lakes,...

Dragonfly
2005-09-08 14:31:33

The Dragonfly is an insect belonging to the Order Odonata and suborder Anisoptera. It is characterized by large multi-faceted eyes, two pairs of strong transparent wings, and an elongated body. The dragonfly's diet consists typically of mosquitoes, midges and other small insects like flies, bees, and butterflies. They can be found around lakes, ponds, streams, and wetlands because their...

Aeshnidae
2005-09-08 10:22:54

The hawkers (also known as darners in North America) are of the family Aeshnidae. They include the largest dragonflies found in North America and Europe, and are among the largest of the dragonflies on the planet. This family represents also the fastest flying dragonflies of the order of the dragonflies and damselflies (Odonata). Description Common worldwide or nearly worldwide genera...

Aeshnidae
2005-07-13 19:43:54

The hawkers (or darners in North America) comprise the family Aeshnidae. They include the largest dragonflies found in North America and Europe, and are among the largest of the dragonflies on the planet. This family represents also the fastest flying dragonflies of the order of the dragonflies and damselflies (Odonata). Description Common worldwide genera are Aeshna and Anax. The African...

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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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