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Neurothemis ramburii papuensis
Brilliant red dragonfly. Occurs from mainland Asia to New Guinea where it is widespread and often abundant at standing, unshaded waters (see habitat of this spotting). Neurothemis ramburii papuensis is the subspecies recorded for Papua.
Spotted in a non-aquatic environment of a large semi-urban yard & garden next to a disturbed remnant patch of forest.
Spotted on Oct 9, 2012
Submitted on Oct 9, 2012
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