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Broad scarlet

Crocothemis servilia

Habitat:

Notes:

Found in the western ghats


1 species ID suggestions

Dragonfly
Crocothemis erythraea Order Odonata

4 Comments

Piali Bopanna
Piali Bopanna 7 years ago

@taka I think you are right..I made the changes.

MartinL
MartinL 7 years ago

The larvae of dragonflies are aquatic. We call them mudeyes. They molt as a larva several times, maybe five. The final molt produces an exuvia like this http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/830... and the winged adult will not molt again.

raftccmailedu
raftccmailedu 7 years ago

Do they molt?

taka.ita
taka.ita 7 years ago

Crocothemis servilia makes more sense for India.

Karnataka, India

Lat: 12.42, Long: 75.74

Spotted on Jan 13, 2012
Submitted on Jan 13, 2012

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