A close up of a female damselfly.
any of a suborder (Zygoptera) of slow-flying, usually brightly colored dragonflies with long wings held vertically when at rest
Any of numerous often brightly colored, predatory odonate insects of the suborder Zygoptera that have a long slender body with transparent veined wings and that, unlike dragonflies, hold the wings together over the abdomen when at rest. Also called demoiselle.
- Any of various insects of the suborder Zygoptera that have long slender bodies, and are similar to dragonflies but having wings folded when at rest.