3D illustration of Meganeura on a white background
Meganeura had a pair of powerful mandibles with a tooth to hold large and struggling creatures.
Antique engraving of Meganeura on white background
All giant dragonflies had similar veins on their wings, unlike the present-day dragonflies, which have varying wing veins.
Prehistoric dragonfly Meganeura monyi sits on branch
Meganeura had spiky solid legs for seizing prey.
Giant Meganeura dragonfly depicted in a forest in the Carboniferous period.
The Meganeura was a giant flying insect similar to a dragonfly.