suborder Zygoptera

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Related to suborder Zygoptera: Odonata
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Noun1.suborder Zygoptera - damselfliessuborder Zygoptera - damselflies        
animal order - the order of animals
Odonata, order Odonata - dragonflies and damselflies
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True dragonflies belong to the suborder Anisoptera, while damselflies belong to the suborder Zygoptera. The two groups can be distinguished by a variety of different traits.
Macroinvertebrates were sorted to family except for members of the suborder Zygoptera, which were grouped together so that samples would be sufficient for analysis of mercury.