Size: Male: Abdomen:15-18mm, Hind wing:16-21mm. Female:Abdomen: 15-18mm,Hind wing: 17-22mm Description: A small blue dragonfly with bluged abdomen. Male: Face is pale blue. Eyes: Blue, glossy brown spotted with black behind. Thorax: Azure blue, marbled with black. Legs: Black, femora striped with yellow. Wings:Transparent. Wing spot: Pale yellow. Abdomen: Azure blue in colour. Abdomen from segments 1-5 widely dilated and abruptly slim and cylindrical from segments 6-10. The underside of segments 1-5 have broad black border. Dorsal black stripe broadens at apical borders of segments. The segment 3-5 are with large lateral spots. The segments 6-10 are black, however 6th and 7th segments have a large spot of azure blue. Female: Very similar to the male. Habits and habitat: A species closely
A species closely associated with water.Commonly found among reeds in ponds and tanks. The species has a very weak and short flight.
Breeding: Breeds in marshes associated with tanks and ponds. Flight season: Not known. Distribution: Widely distributed throughout the Oriental region.