Translation of dragonfly in Spanish:

dragonfly

libélula, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈdræɡənˌflaɪ//ˈdraɡ(ə)nflʌɪ/

noun

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    libélula feminine
    caballito del diablo masculine
    matapiojos masculine Andes
    alguacil masculine River Plate
    • The Odonata, the order to which damselflies and dragonflies belong, play a very important ecological and economic role for human beings.
    • The wings were held horizontally, as in dragonflies (Odonata, Anisoptera).
    • Learn about dragonflies and damselflies as part of Bromley's Wetland Campaign.
    • However, for this little creature there are so many things to be learnt: is it a dragonfly or a damselfly?
    • A woodchat's prey is mainly insects, beetles, damsel flies, dragonflies, grasshoppers, wasps and bees.
    • Apart from their intrinsic and aesthetic value, dragonflies and damselflies are now recognised as indicators of riverine integrity.
    • Thrushes, ladybirds, dragonflies, spiders and hoverfly larvae will snack on aphids, snails and other pests, saving you time, work and money.
    • How can some dragonflies and caddis flies live in salt lakes but not in the sea?
    • For example he informs us that the Blue-cheeked bee-eater actually eats more dragonflies and damselflies than anything else.
    • I remember the dragonflies, damselflies and other insects, their colours iridescent in the bright sun.
    • Encourage natural predators such as dragonflies or praying mantises.
    • A pond is a little world in itself, he says, home to a dizzying array of creatures from frogs and newts to water boatmen, diving beetles, dragonflies and damselflies.
    • Watch a kite sweep the skies for large insects such as grasshoppers, cicadas and dragonflies.
    • Then, the dragonflies and damselflies will move in.
    • Female species of dragonflies and damselflies will allow males to mate with them only when they see that he has a suitable egg-laying territory.
    • To get the details, a field team has been fitting green darner dragonflies with radio transmitters.
    • In addition, the park is buzzing with insect life and is regionally important for the high numbers of dragonflies and damselflies.
    • Hunts birds and large insects, especially dragonflies (eats insects on the wing).
    • While both dragonflies and damselflies belong to the Odonata and share many common features, then are a number of noticeable differences as well.
    • If George Barris, king of custom hot rods, designed insects, he would've come up with dragonflies and damselflies.