A dragonfly is an insect belonging to the order Odonata, infraorder Anisoptera. Adult dragonflies are characterized by large, multifaceted eyes, two pairs of strong, transparent wings, sometimes with coloured patches, and an elongated body.

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  • Order: Odonata
  • Lifespan: 7 months
  • Class: Insecta
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Scientific name: Anisoptera
  • Higher classification: Odonate

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