Insects, Spiders, Centipedes, Millipedes
Dragonflies and Damselflies (Odonata)
About 100 species of dragonflies and 40 species of damselflies live in Minnesota. Dragonfly watching on warm days in late morning into the evening is a rapidly growing hobby for many people. Following are several of the more interesting species or groups of these intriguing insects that may be found in the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area.