Kōrero: Insects – overview

Giant dragonfly

Giant dragonfly

New Zealand’s largest dragonfly, Uropetala carovei, is often seen in summer near bush streams and swamps. Dragonflies are strong flyers and hunt smaller flying insects for food.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10051869

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

George Gibbs, 'Insects – overview - Unique species', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10047/giant-dragonfly (accessed 19 February 2020)

He kōrero nā George Gibbs, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007