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Indian Duskhawker

Gynacantha dravida


This rather uncommon dragonfly can be easily identified by a distinct constriction in its abdomen. It appears at dusk and come frequently to lights in houses though its usual habitats are tanks edges and marshlands where it flies rapidly during dusk and probably dawn as well. During day time they rest in shrubs overhanging the water surface.

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Matara, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Jan 12, 2013
Submitted on Jan 13, 2013

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