Golden ringed dragonfly metamorphosis

Golden ringed dragonfly metamorphosis

Z300/0258 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 28.7MB

Downloadable file size: 1.5MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


This image is part of the sequence Animals: Metamorphosis of a Golden Ringed dragonfly

Credit: SINCLAIR STAMMERS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Golden ringed dragonfly metamorphosis. Image 2 of 5. This dragonfly (Cordulegaster boltoni) is nearly fully emerged from the larva. The new wings are now visible on the dragonfly's back. The larva is aquatic and escapes the water by climbing on to the stem of a plant whilst undergoing metamorphosis. For a complete sequence see images Z300/257 to Z300/261.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: adult, animal, biological, biology, change, changing, cordulegaster boltoni, development, dragonfly, emerge, emergence, emerging, entomology, fauna, golden ringed dragonfly, grow, growing, growth, hatch, hatches, hatching, hemimetabolous, insect, insecta, invertebrate, invertebrates, larva, leaf, mature, maturing, maturity, metamorphose, metamorphosis, nature, nymph, plant, reed, stage, stages, wildlife, wings, zoological, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.