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Green Skimmer

Ortherum sabina sabina


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.


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 11 years ago

Asian ID is Slim Skimmer or Green Marsh Hawk

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Sri Lanka

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

Spotted for Mission

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