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Subject: Dragonfly nymph exoskeletons??
Location: Plymouth county, Massachusetts
July 23, 2017 7:40 am
Hello again! Just submitted a bug not long before but I found another puzzling specimen. This exoskeleton was spotted on some leaves poking just above the surface of a shallow pond. There were a number of these in similar spots close by. Judging by the number of dragonflies buzzing around I assumed these were the exoskeletons of their nymphs! Is this assumption correct? Thanks again for your help in identifying the many insects we live with!
Signature: Enigmatic Exoskeleton Examiner

Dragonfly Exuvia

Dear Enigmatic Exoskeleton Examiner,
Here is another E word for you.  The discarded exoskeleton is also known as an exuvia.  You are correct.  This is the exuvia or cast-off exoskeleton of a Dragonfly.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Plymouth County, Massachusetts

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