Do dragonflies eat aquatic insects?


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Dragonfly nymphs eat aquatic insects, though large ones may also prey on tadpoles and small fish. Adult dragonflies eat other flying insects.


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No, dragonflies are carnivores and eat other insects. However some of them lay their eggs in aquatic plants. Dragonflies are good to have in your garden because they will eat insects that eat plants.

Dragonflies are very efficient predators of small flying insects. Dragonflies prey on mosquitoes, wasp, bees, and sometimes ants. Dragonflies can be found in marshes as their larvae and nymph stage are aquatic.

No, although dragonflies sometimes eat butterflies as well as various other insects including moths and aquatic insects.

Yes, sometimes. They also eat small fish and worms and other small aquatic insects.

Unlike the adults, baby dragonflies are aquatic, meaning they live solely in water. They eat things like mosquito larvae and other small insects.

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They eat other insects.

Dragonflies are purely carnivorous, they eat smaller insects.

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Dragonflies are airborne predators who eat insects because they are crunchy on the outside and gooey on the inside and oh so tasty.

Dragonflies are good bugs to have in your garden and yard because they eat many pests. Adult dragonflies eat mosquitoes, swarming ants, flies gnats, and swarming termites. The immature dragonfly feeds on aquatic insects.

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Dragonflies eat insects, not people.

they can but they dont

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no they are carnivores they eat other insects

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