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9 incredibly cute arthropods

By: Mary Jo DiLonardo on April 13, 2016, 8:40 a.m.
damselfly face

Photo: Gilles San Martin/Wikimedia Commons

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Damselflies are like dragonflies, but with smaller, slimmer bodies and wings that fold when they're resting. (Here's how to tell the difference between dragonflies and damselflies.) The damselfly has huge, widely separated compound eyes on each side of its head, plus an additional three, smaller eyes on top. Two small antennae plus a brilliant shade of blue on this particular damselfly make for an adorable face.