Saturday, March 8, 2014

Shining Gossamerwing (Euphaea splendens)


English : Shining Gossamerwing
Binomial Name : Euphaea splendens
An endemic dragonfly of Sri Lanka. Can be identified by bright metallic blue sections of wings. Female is slightly larger than male. Can be seen in montane zone streams. Larvae lives in pools of streams by hiding in the debris at the bottom.

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