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Paddyfield Parasol

Neurothemis intermedia intermedia

Description:

Male Thorax and body are reddish-orange with fine brown markings at sutures, eyes are reddish-brown above and yellowish below. The wings have a broad amber tint and reddish pterostigma that will help to identify this species. Female Differs from the males only in the basic body colour, being more amber brown, and having a paler tint to the wings.

Habitat:

Lowland forested areas and shaded plantations, paddy fields, not always close to water, but in the vicinty of tanks in the the dry zone. Uncommon.


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Sri Lanka

Lat: 8.07, Long: 80.71

Spotted on Feb 10, 2013
Submitted on Mar 13, 2013

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