What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject: dragonfly
Location: Dewey Lake Prestonsburg, Kentucky
September 6, 2014 7:49 am
I recently camped at Dewey lake in eastern Kentucky and got this picture you might like.
Signature: Paul Morris

Damselfly

Damselfly

Hi Paul,
This is actually a Damselfly, and not a Dragonfly.  Both are in the same insect order Odonata, but the wings of Dragonflies lie flat while resting and the wings of Damselflies are held folded over the body.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Prestonsburg, Kentucky

One Response to Damselfly

  1. Erica says:

    Hey Paul! Hi from another Eastern Kentuckian! I’m from Wheelwright! My husband is Air Force and we are stationed in Alaska, I just found this site looking up a bug from up here and this was the first post….so cool to see something from back home! Had to comment and say howdy!

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