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Tropidacris collaris

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" plant on the planet certain minerals and jewels and objects." -- Dragonfly

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Nemoptera is a Palearctic genus of insects of the family Nemopteridae or spoonwings. All species are diurnal with an exclusively floral diet, preferring to fly in open spaces in full sunshine while visiting flowers. They can be recognized by their very long hind wing prolongations. By Jo Williams

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Get a load of those baby blues! Did you know that the damselfly (seen here) is a relative of the dragonfly, and they both belong to an order that means "toothed ones"? (Photo: Murray Clarke)

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I'm Hiding! A damselfly hiding behind a blade of grass, so no evil predator (read: photographer) can see him......

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