Darners

Aeshnidae

Summary 2

The insect family Aeshnidae, sometimes called aeshnids, comprises the hawkers (or darners in North America). They are the largest dragonflies found in North America and Europe and are among the largest dragonflies on the planet. This family represents also the fastest flying dragonflies of the order of the dragonflies and damselflies (Odonata).

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  1. (c) Scott King, some rights reserved (CC BY), https://www.flickr.com/photos/minnesotameadowhawk/36780118946/
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aeshnidae

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