Odonata, Neuroptera and associated

  • Sympetrum striolatum, common darter dragonfly
    Odonata

    Learn more about this order of insects, encompassing dragonflies and damselflies.

  • Ephemera danica
    Ephemeroptera

    The Ephemeroptera are most commonly known as mayflies. Learn more about some of their characteristics here.

  • Panorpa communis
    Mecoptera

    The Mecoptera are most commonly referred to as scorpionflies and have many interesting features.

  • Chrysopa perla
    Neuroptera

    Explore the family Neuroptera which includes lacewings, antilions, dobsonflies, alderflies, and snakeflies.

  • Trichoptera
    Trichoptera

    The Trichoptera are commonly known as caddisflies and bear a striking resemblance to moths.