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Ditch Jewel or Amberwing

Brachythemis contaminata

Description:

Adult males has wings that are tinted with deep amber and have orange veins and pterostigmata. The abdomen is in deep orange. Immature male is light brown with yellowish pterostigmata. Female is very similar to the immature male. It has wings that are clear, and yellowish brown thorax and abdomen. This species can tolerate a certain amount of polluted waters. They are a sun-loving species which are active all day until after sunset.

Habitat:

Man made pond.

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Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Spotted on Oct 20, 2015
Submitted on Oct 21, 2015

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