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Female Calopteryx

(Neurobasis chinensis)




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13 Comments

KartikBhat
KartikBhat 8 years ago

Thank you ToshimiDowaki..........had to struggle alot to get this shot

ToshimiDowaki
ToshimiDowaki 8 years ago

Very nice color. Like!

KartikBhat
KartikBhat 8 years ago

Pramod I think its Female Calopteryx the eyes and the wings resemble them..http://mandysmlee.multiply.com/photos/album/40#photo=1

KartikBhat
KartikBhat 8 years ago

I guess what you gave is the right one...what is the common name for this....http://mandysmlee.multiply.com/photos/album/40#photo=1 this one resembles.Also When I took the Shot the wings looked the same as they are in this pics....thanks alot

taka.ita
taka.ita 8 years ago

Here's a sort of a checklist for species from that family in Asia:

http://www.asia-dragonfly.net/globalResu...

KartikBhat
KartikBhat 8 years ago

I checkked here......searched over the net ...this is the best I got http://www.nerdybirders.com/html/dragonf...

taka.ita
taka.ita 8 years ago

Have you checked out other species that look like this? Because there are many species in this family that look quite the same at first glance.

Steam Glory does not really look like this one. Females shjould have two white spots on the wings and males have much darker wings.

KartikBhat
KartikBhat 8 years ago

Thanks Pramod...

Pramod Kumar.N.C
Pramod Kumar.N.C 8 years ago

Stream Glory(Neurobasis chinensis)...???

KartikBhat
KartikBhat 8 years ago

I have some more pics..wil upload it..help me in ID this

taka.ita
taka.ita 8 years ago

Looks like a (female of) Calopteryx species. I do not know which Calopteryx species there are in India.

You might be missing on the photo an important part for ID. The upper part of the wing with the location of the pseudopterostigma. At least in European species that gives an important clue for species ID.

KartikBhat
Spotted by
KartikBhat

Karnataka, India

Lat: 13.22, Long: 75.00

Spotted on Sep 14, 2011
Submitted on Sep 14, 2011

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