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Rhinocypha Damselfly

Rhinocypha colorata


Rhinocypha colorata (Hagen in Selys, 1869), a small damselfly in family Chlorocyphidae. Chlorocyphidae damselflies are known as Jewels, and are most commonly found in Africa and Asia. This spotting is showing white-tipped wings, different from another R.colorata spotted in a nearby area within the forest park:


At the Makiling Botanic Gardens, a forest park of the Mt. Makiling Center for Mountain Ecosystems (adjacent or within the UPLB-College of Forestry and Natural Resources), University of the Philippines at Los Baños, Laguna.


ID provided by Dr. Reagan Joseph T. Villanueva.

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Many thanks Bruno Moller for your appreciation and faves. :)

Laguna, Philippines

Spotted on May 3, 2014
Submitted on Feb 21, 2015

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