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Dandelfly family

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The dandelfly family is a family of peaceful dragonfly-like enemies introduced in Pikmin 3 Deluxe. It has one member, the Nectarous Dandelfly.

All members of this family are in the Anisopterid genus.


Nectarous Dandelfly[edit]

A Nectarous Dandelfly.

The Nectarous Dandelfly is a harmless enemy in Pikmin 3. It hovers in the air until it is hit with a Pikmin, in which it flies off and leaves multiple drops of nectar.


"Dandelfly" is a combination of "dandle", which means "gently rocking up and down", and "fly", since it is a family of bugs that gently moves up and down while flying.

Names in other languages[edit]

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Language Name Meaning
Flag of Japan Japanese ミツモチヤンマ科?
Mitsu Mochi Yanma Ka
Nectar holding dragonfly family

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