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Dragonflies (1 Viewer)

BrownnishSkua

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What is the most powerful prey a dragonfly would hunt? I know the larger ones like the emperor dragonflies prey on honey bees etc yet they are dominated by hornets. Also are there any accounts of they preying on ants?
 
There is at least one record (not sure if confirmed) of a Green Darner ( at ype of emperor) attacking a hummingbird. They regularly take other dragonflies + butterflies. Flying ants would be taken by dragonflies when available.
 
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