Zygoptera

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ζυγός (zugós, even) + πτερά (pterá, plural of πτερόν, wing); the front and hind wings are essentially of the same shape, differently from the related dragonflies.

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Zygoptera

  1. A taxonomic suborder within the order Odonata – the damselflies.

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