ISM Online Illinois
Dragonfly and Damselfly Collection
images of dragonflies have appeared as decorative motifs on man-made
objects from almost every culture. Whether they were considered in a
positive or negative light, dragonflies have intrigued people for centuries.
Recently there has been a resurgence in popularity of the decorative
image of the dragonfly here you will learn the story behind the
information about dragonflies and damselflies describes the
anatomy, habitat, life cycle, and status of various species common to
A photo gallery
offers images of dragonflies and damselflies found in Illinois.
There are Databases
and checklists of Illinois dragonflies and damselflies by county
glossary explains scientific
activities and lesson plans have fun projects for Web
viewers and teachers.
page contains PDF files of full text articles from The Living
Museum magazine and lists of Web and print resources about
dragonflies and damselflies.