Saturday, April 9, 2016

Asian Pintail (Acisoma panorpoides)

English: Asian Pintail
Binomial: Acisoma panorpoides

Asian Pintail is a widely distributed dragonfly in many parts of the world including Sri Lanka. It is a weak flier and can be seen close to vegetation in water streams and reservoirs. Colour of the male is light blue and the observed female was yellowish. Above photographed one was found at Makandawa rain forest, Kithulgala in February, 2016.

Reference: Dragonflies of Sri Lanka - Matjaž Bedjaniè, Karen Conniff, Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne

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