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Lesser Green Emperor

Anax indicus


Lesser Green Emperor is a species of dragonfly in the family Aeshnidae It is a big dragonfly with blue eyes, pale green thorax and dark brown abdomen with bright yellowish-red markings on the sides. Its wings are transparent; but there are brown patches on the inner half of the hind-wings.


This species mainly occurs in open ponds, but also in various habitats, especially with slowly flowing or standing freshwater. It is also present in urban areas.


Spotted from Neyyar Wildlife sanctuary Kerala.

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Noble P John
Noble P John 2 years ago

Thank you Michael Sarill

MichaelS 2 years ago

Hi Noble P John, welcome to the Project Noah community!

Noble P John
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Noble P John

Kerala, India

Spotted on Jan 12, 2020
Submitted on Mar 7, 2020

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