Dragonfly metamorphosis

Dragonfly metamorphosis

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Caption: Dragonfly metamorphosis. Adult dragonfly on a plant stems after emerging from the nypmh stage. The discarded exoskeleton is beneath it. After metamorphosis, the adult rests on a plant stem and pumps blood into its wings and fills its abdomen with air. As the cuticle drys it hardens.

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Keywords: animal, biological, biology, cast, casting, cuticle, dragonfly, ecdysis, emerged, emerging, entomology, exoskeleton, exuvia, fauna, hatch, hatches, hatching, incomplete metamorphosis, insect, insecta, invertebrate, invertebrates, life cycle, molt, moult, moulting, nature, nymph, plant stem, skin, stage, stages, wildlife, zoological, zoology

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