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Gomphidae Dragonfly Nymph Pictures

This dragonfly was collected from the Namekagon River on January 13th, 2004 and added to on January 25th, 2006.

Video Clip

Dragonfly Nymph Scooting Around
Dragonfly nymphs propel themselves through the water with a miniature jet engine, taking water in below their mouths and shooting it out their back ends. You can see the ripples from the jet out this one's back in this video.
Date ShotJan 13, 2004
Date AddedMar 31, 2006


Recent Discussions of this Nymph

SIZE? 2 Replies »
Posted by Waxsmith on Feb 11, 2011
Last reply on Jan 4, 2022 by PeterJ
I do know these nymphs are biggies alright, but just what is the average size of them, like their length in "mm"?
Posted by Waxsmith on Feb 11, 2011
No answer required to this queery, I found them in Schwiebert's "NYMPHS".
Replyi have qustoins 2 Replies »
Posted by Davisbugg on Mar 24, 2007
Last reply on Mar 26, 2007 by Martinlf
my daughter and i found one of these in the river. she is very cerious can you tellme what they eat or if it will turn into some other bugplease tell me wat we need to do.

ReplyDragon Flies
Posted by Bob on Jan 26, 2007
I am looking for a picture of an adult dragon
ReplyFamily ID
Posted by DMM on Nov 26, 2006
There is 1 more topic.

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