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Keywords: Aeshna multicolorClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (17): 2989–2997.
Published: 1 September 2003
... , and the dragonfly Aeshna multicolor . In both species, flexural stiffness declines sharply from the wing base to the tip, and from the leading edge to the trailing edge; this variation can be approximated by an exponential decline. The wings of M. sexta also display dorsal/ventral asymmetry in flexural stiffness...