Anisoptera L. libellulidae: Rufus

Rufus represents >1000 species with nearly worldwide distribution. Because of their coloration and behavior, they are one of the most easily identifiable of dragonflies. They perch often on shrubs, or flowers, especially near lakes or ponds, and habitually return to the same perch. Rufuswill be on display and for sale at the Oliver Center for the Arts July 28 – September 8, 2017 as part of a group exhibition, “Bugs, Birds and Beasts.” Cold assembly: Antique wooden spindle, vintage buttons, wire, acetate,Read more

Anisoptera A. aeshnidae: Parva Draco

Parva represents the family of darners, among the largest dragonflies on Earth. With their four large and powerful wings, they can fly forward or backward or hover like a helicopter. Their large, hemispherical compound eyes promote excellent vision, and they are voracious insect predators with sharp, biting mouthparts. Parva will be on display and for sale at the Oliver Center for the Arts July 28 – September 8, 2017 as part of a group exhibition, “Bugs, Birds and Beasts.” Cold assembly: antiqueRead more