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Crimson Dropwing - Female

Trithemis aurora

Description:

A common dragonfly of lowlands to submontane mid-hills. Prefer slow moving streams and channels to breeding rather than tanks and ponds. But adult males are not uncommon in weedy tank edges and river banks. Females and juvenile males resort to the surrounding jungles away from water bodies.



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Sri Lanka

Lat: 8.10, Long: 80.68

Spotted on Feb 9, 2013
Submitted on Mar 6, 2013

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