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Ramburi red parasol

Neurothemis ramburii papuensis

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Spotted in a non-aquatic environment of a large semi-urban yard & garden next to a disturbed patch of remnant lowland forest.

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48 Comments (1–25)

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

I still have to compare images of them. I have 3 red dragonfly species that (occasionally) grace my yard/garden with a visit :-)

Utheowyn
Utheowyn 8 years ago

I can see the difference between ramburi and fluctuans :) Love their colours

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

Thanks Claire!

ceherzog
ceherzog 8 years ago

Fantastic Scott...and congrats!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

Thanks Argy!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Almost missed it. Spectacular. Congratulations Scott.

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

Thanks so much J & Mayra!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Fascinating!!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

A belated congratulations on an epic spotting of the day. Awesome dragonfly. :)

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

Thanks Phillip!

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 8 years ago

Beautiful spotting and excellent detail S Frazier!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

Thanks so much Larry & Smith'sZoo!

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 8 years ago

Well done and congrats!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 8 years ago

Lovely creature, lovely series, well deserved SOTD!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

Thanks Maria!

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Beautiful series - congratulations on your SOTD!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

Thank you very much Elsa, harsuame, Braulio, Reza, Jason, Carol, Leanne & gatorfellows!

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 8 years ago

Congratulations :)

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 8 years ago

Spectacular! Congrats Scott!

Carol Snow Milne 2
Carol Snow Milne 2 8 years ago

Congratulations on SOTD! What a beauty!

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 8 years ago

Cool! Papua is Amazing! I've seen the other species of Neurothemis in West java.. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/174...

Congratulations Scott !

Congrats! A very well deserved SOTD!

harsuame
harsuame 8 years ago

Precioso vitral ::

Elsa
Elsa 8 years ago

Stunning! What a beautiful SOTD :)

Scott Frazier
Spotted by
Scott Frazier

Papua, Indonesia

Spotted on Feb 13, 2013
Submitted on Feb 13, 2013

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