Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Jungle Threadtail (Elattoneura caesia)


English: Jungle Threadtail
Binomial Name: Elattoneura caesia

Jungle Threadtail is a rare and endemic damselfly of Sri Lanka. Mostly restricted to the wet zone. Above photo was taken close to a stream inside a rain forest. Male can be identified by dark colored body and light blue pruinescence on the thorax. IUCN Red List status of this damselfly is 'Endangered'.

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