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Green Skimmer

Ortherum sabina sabina

Description:

very common dragonfly in Sri Lanka.Both sexes are similar in appearance and can be identified by the shape of the abdomen, dilated first three segments and the alternating yellow-green and black pattern.

Habitat:

can be found around tanks, ponds, irrigation channels and rice fields. It's range covers the low country and extends up into the hills


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Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 7 years ago

Asian ID is Slim Skimmer or Green Marsh Hawk

SachindraUmesh
Spotted by
SachindraUmesh

Sri Lanka

Lat: 6.83, Long: 80.99

Spotted on Jun 5, 2012
Submitted on Jun 23, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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