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Asian Pintail

Acisoma panorpoides

Description:

Asian Pintail is a very small dragonfly of lowland plains up to lower hills. It has a very weak and short flight and hence keeps close to vegetation around heavily weeded water bodies such as tanks, marshes etc. and breed on them without moving far away. It is about 15-18mm of body size (Abdomen) and wing span of 16-22mm. Juvenile female is pale ochreous and which is replaced by azure blue of both sexes of adults.

Habitat:

Sinharaja Forest Reserve

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NuwanChathuranga
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NuwanChathuranga

Deniyaya, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Aug 17, 2013
Submitted on Sep 4, 2013

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