Saturday, September 10, 2016

Pruinosed Bloodtail (Lathrecista asiatica asiatica)

English: Pruinosed Bloodtail
Binomial: Lathrecista asiatica asiatica

It is a widespread species of dragonflies found in many countries in the world. In Sri Lanka, the population has been distributed in the lowlands. Above photographed specimen was found in Gilimale area in the Rathnapura district. In the IUCN Red List it is in the category of 'Least Concern'.

  • Dragonflies of Sri Lanka - Matjaž Bedjaniè, Karen Conniff, Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne
  • The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(tm) 2015-4 -

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