20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Structure of wings

The wings of the dragonfly are just like the shape of a honeycomb .The analysis of the influence of a pattern on the wing aerodynamics has revealed that the necessary balance is "encoded" in the wing structure. It was really fascinating to capture the detail structure of its wings .

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Date Taken: 08.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Copyright: © Sritam Kumar Sethy