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.

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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