Odonata Research @ Marietta College

Macromia sp. collected on the Little Muskingum at Dart, Ohio. This large dragonfly is part of the diverse fauna in Washington County.

Dirk Westfall, (B.S. 1995) collecting Odonata at a farm pond in Washington County, Ohio.

Student research on Odonata at Marietta College is coordinated with Bob Glotzhober and the Ohio Odonata Society. Students thus make a real impact on the study of Odonata with results that are often publishable.

The 1995-1996 Odonata Team.

These students completed senior projects involving Odonata. They are:

The 1997-1998 Odonata Team

Candace Tuxhorn continued the work begun by Gretchen West on the flight speed of Odonata, and presented her work at the annual meetings of the Ohio Academy of Science, the Ohio Odonata Society, and the North American Benthological Society.

Click Here to see Candace's Presentation.

 

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