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Long-legged Marsh Glider

Trithemis pallidinervis

Description:

A medium sized yellowish brown dragonfly with long spider like legs. They are normally found at grassland and open marshes. They like to perch high at grass blade or bare ends of shrubs with wing slightly pointing up. The long legs are very noticeable at this time. The male and female have similar marking. However, the face of male is metallic purple but rather yellow white in female.

Habitat:

Trithemis pallidinervis is normally found at grassland and open marshes.

Notes:

I saw a lot of them dancing in the wind.

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8 Comments

TeresaBurke
TeresaBurke 8 years ago

Ohhhh pretty! Nice pix!

vipin.baliga
vipin.baliga 8 years ago

Such a wonderful collection..!!

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 8 years ago

wow lovely series

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Beautiful series!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Fantastic detail! So sharp!

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

wonderful series - beautiful!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

superb !!!

Atul
Atul 8 years ago

lovely spotting and super sharp pics !!

kadavoor
Spotted by
kadavoor

Kerala, India

Spotted on Mar 5, 2010
Submitted on Feb 2, 2012

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