Dragonflies can be mistaken for the related group, damselflies, which are similar in structure, though usually lighter in build. Although not as rich as many countries, Cuba counts with 8 families and 67 species of Dragonflies on the Island.
Insects or Insecta are hexapod invertebrates and the largest group within the arthropod phylum. Definitions and circumscriptions vary; usually, insects comprise a class within the Arthropoda
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Cuban Butterflies: 196 butterfly species have been recorded in Cuba, 35 are endemic to Cuba and a further 35 have endemic subspecies found only in Cuba. To whet the appetite there are 13 resident Swallowtails and 55 Skipper species to keep you busy