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Odonata

TranslingualEdit

Megalagrion leptodemas (crimson Hawaiian damselfly)

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek οδόντoς (odóntos, tooth); apparently because they have teeth on their mandibles, although most insects have toothed mandibles.

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Odonata

  1. A taxonomic order within the subclass Pterygota — the dragonflies and damselflies.

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