But Alan James, a beekeeper who has hives at both Seaton and Keswick, said a beekeeper could have safely removed the hive without harming the bees.A council spokesman said: "We are aware of an incident which took place on Wednesday, whilst town council estate staff were clearing a disused allotment plot.
After molting 9-17 times, the dragonfly will finally be ready for adulthood, and the nymph will crawl out of the water to shed its final nymphal skin.
A damselfly nymph breathes with gills at the end of its abdomen.
There's a good reason why you see dragonflies and damselflies around ponds and lakes – they're aquatic!
Female dragonflies deposit their eggs on the water's surface, or in some cases, insert them into aquatic plants or mosses.
Some online retailers, including on Etsy, have been selling oak galls - nests which house wasp eggs - which, they say, should be ground into a paste for 'vaginal rejuvenation'.
Oak galls are formed when a gall wasp lays eggs in a tree's leaf buds and the larva will then develop while inside the gall.
Contrast with the MST3K Mantra, which tells us not to worry about these little details; Accidentally Correct Writing, which is when non-experts think the creators are wrong, but experts know the creators are right by complete accident; and Like Reality Unless Noted, where what appears to be a research failure can be written off as the result of an Alternate History or Alternate Universe.
For Real Life examples of this in action regarding media, see Cowboy Be Bop at His Computer.
As a child, I was fearful of the prehistoric-looking dragonflies that swooped over my head as I floated in the swimming pool. So now that we've established the fiction, let's take a look at 10 cool facts about dragonflies.