The Worldwide Dragonfly Association (WDA) was formed in 1997 because many members of the former Internationalis Odonatologica (SIO) sought a more transparent, friendly, and democratic organization. WDA has enjoyed substantial success as a member-driven organization (http://worlddragonfly.org/). We are the only international dragonfly society of record that publishes its own professional journal (International Journal of Odonatology, (more…)
Can a dragonfly bite you? Will it sting if you get too close? Let’s find out!
In almost every culture dragonflies and damselflies feature in myth, folklore, art and literature. They have inspired, revolted and been made use of by Man, from prehistoric times to the present day.
Are dragonflies effective at controlling mosquitoes and other insect pests?