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Friday, October 5, 2012

Damselflies and Dragonflies

Order Odonata


Dragonflies and damselflies have a long abdomen and is easily told apart from other insects. Damselflies have thinner abdomen in comparison to dragonflies.


Dragonfly at NTU. Damselfly at Chestnut Area ©Eddy Lee


Dragonfly at Chestnut Area ©Eddy Lee. Dragonfly at Mandai Orchid Garden ©Lau SY

Damselflies

  1. Malayan Grisette (Devadatta argyoides)
  2. Green Metalwing (Neurobasis chinensis)
  3. Common Flashwing (Vestalis amethystina)
  4. Charming Flashwing (Vestalis amoena)
  5. Fiery Gem (Libellago aurantiaca)
  6. Clearwing Gem (Libellago hyalina)
  7. Golden Gem (Libellago lineata)
  8. Orange-faced Gem (Libellago stigmatizans)
  9. Blue Slim (Aciagrion hisopa)
  10. Variable Wisp (Agriocnemis femina)
  11. Dwarf Wisp (Agriocnemis nana)
  12. Wandering Wisp (Agriocnemis pygmaea)
  13. Will-o-wisp (Amphicnemis gracilis)
  14. Blue-nosed Sprite (Archibasis melanocyana)
  15. Rebecca's Sprite (Archibasis rebeccae)
  16. Violet Sprite (Archibasis viola)
  17. Variable Sprite (Argiocnemis rubescens)
  18. Ornate Coraltail (Ceriagrion cerinorubellum)
  19. Fiery Coraltail (Ceriagrion chaoi)
  20. Common Bluetail (Ischnura senegalensis)
  21. Arthur's Midget (Mortonagrion arthuri)
  22. Hooked Midget (Mortonagrion falcatum)
  23. Shorttail (Onychargia atrocyana)
  24. Dryad (Pericnemis stictica)
  25. Look-alike Sprite (Pseudagrion australasiae)
  26. Blue Sprite (Pseudagrion microcephalum)
  27. Grey Sprite (Pseudagrion pruinosum)
  28. Orange-faced Sprite (Pseudagrion rubriceps)
  29. Red-tailed Sprite (Teinobasis ruficollis)
  30. Black Velvetwing (Dysphaea dimidiata)
  31. Blue-sided Satinwing (Euphaea impar)
  32. Scalloped Spreadwing (Lestes praemorsus)
  33. Great Spreadwing (Orolestes wallacei)
  34. Slender Spreadwing (Platylestes heterostylus)
  35. Blue-spotted Flatwing (Podolestes orientalis)
  36. White-tailed Sylvan (Coeliccia albicauda)
  37. Twin-spotted Sylvan (Coeliccia didyma)
  38. Telephone Sylvan (Coeliccia octogesima)
  39. Yellow Featherlegs (Copera marginipes)
  40. Variable Featherlegs (Copera vittata)
  41. Singapore Shadow Damsel (Drepanosticta quadrata)
  42. Collared Threadtail (Prodasineura collaris)
  43. Orange-striped Threadtail (Prodasineura humeralis)
  44. Interrupted Threadtail (Prodasineura interrupta)
  45. Crescent Threadtail (Prodasineura notostigma)

Dragonflies

  1. Emperor (Anax guttatus)
  2. Spoon-tailed Duskhawker (Gynacantha basiguttata)
  3. Small Duskhawker (Gynacantha bayadera)
  4. Spear-tail Duskhawker (Gynacantha dohrni)
  5. Dingy Duskhawker (Gynacantha subinterrupta)
  6. Nighthawker (Heliaeschna crassa)
  7. (Heliaeschna idae)
  8. Lesser Nighthawker (Heliaeschna uninervulata)
  9. Paddletail (Oligoaeschna amata)
  10. Leaftail (Oligoaeschna foliacea)
  11. Giant Hawker (Tetracanthagyna plagiata)
  12. Pond Cruiser (Epophthalmia vittigera)
  13. Emerald (Hemicordulia tenera)
  14. Shadow Dancer (Idionyx yolanda)
  15. Stream Cruiser (Macromia cincta)
  16. Lesser Stream Cruiser (Macromia cydippe)
  17. Splayed Clubtail (Burmagomphus divaricatus)
  18. Lesser Splayed Clubtail (Burmagomphus plagiatus)
  19. Malayan Grappletail (Heliogomphus kelantanensis)
  20. Common Flangetail (Ictinogomphus decoratus)
  21. Ris’ Clubtail (Leptogomphus risi)
  22. Forktail (Macrogomphus quadratus)
  23. Malayan Spineleg (Merogomphus femoralis)
  24. Banded Hooktail (Paragomphus capricornis)
  25. Tiny Sheartail (Microgomphus chelifer)
  26. Trumpet Tail (Acisoma panorpoides)
  27. Blue Adjudant (Aethriamanta aethra)
  28. Scarlet Adjudant (Aethriamanta brevipennis)
  29. Pond Adjutant (Aethriamanta gracilis)
  30. Grenadier (Agrionoptera insignis)
  31. Handsome Grenadier (Agrionoptera sexlineata)
  32. Blue Dasher (Brachydiplax chalybea)
  33. Black-tailed Dasher (Brachydiplax farinosa)
  34. Pixie (Brachygonia oculata)
  35. Common Amberwing (Brachythemis contaminata)
  36. Sultan (Camacinia gigantea)
  37. Green-eyed Percher (Chalybeothemis fluviatilis)
  38. Lined Forest-skimmer (Cratilla lineata)
  39. Dark-tipped Forest-skimmer (Cratilla metallica)
  40. Common Scarlet (Crocothemis servilia)
  41. Black-tipped Percher (Diplacodes nebulosa)
  42. Blue Percher (Diplacodes trivialis)
  43. Water Monarch (Hydrobasileus croceus)
  44. Restless Demon (Indothemis limbata)
  45. Scarlet Grenadier (Lathrecista asiatica)
  46. Bombardier (Lyriothemis cleis)
  47. Coastal Glider (Macrodiplax cora)
  48. Scarlet Pygmy (Nannophya pygmaea)
  49. Striped Grenadier (Nesoxenia lineata)
  50. Rare Parasol (Neurothemis disparilis)
  51. Common Parasol (Neurothemis fluctuans)
  52. Riverhawk (Onychothemis testacea)
  53. Blue Sentinel (Orchithemis pruinans)
  54. Variable Sentinel (Orchithemis pulcherrima)
  55. Spine-tufted Skimmer (Orthetrum chrysis)
  56. Common Blue Skimmer (Orthetrum glaucum)
  57. Slender Blue Skimmer (Orthetrum luzonicum)
  58. Variegated Green Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina)
  59. Scarlet Skimmer (Orthetrum testaceum)
  60. Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)
  61. Mangrove Marshal (Pornothemis starrei)
  62. Common Chaser (Potamarcha congener)
  63. Banded Skimmer (Pseudothemis jorina)
  64. Mangrove Dwarf (Raphismia bispina)
  65. Common Redbolt (Rhodothemis rufa)
  66. Bronze Flutterer (Rhyothemis obsolescens)
  67. Yellow-barred Flutterer (Rhyothemis phyllis)
  68. Small Bronze Flutterer (Rhyothemis pygmaeus)
  69. Sapphire Flutterer (Rhyothemis triangularis)
  70. Potbellied Elf (Risiophlebia dohrni)
  71. Elf (Tetrathemis irregularis)
  72. White-barred Duskhawk (Tholymis tillarga)
  73. Saddlebag Glider (Tramea transmarina)
  74. Crimson Dropwing (Trithemis aurora)
  75. Indigo Dropwing (Trithemis festiva)
  76. Dancing Dropwing (Trithemis pallidinervis)
  77. Treehugger (Tyriobapta torrida)
  78. Rare Basker (Urothemis abbotti)
  79. Scarlet Basker (Urothemis signata)
  80. Slender Duskdarter (Zyxomma petiolatum)

References

http://www.asia-dragonfly.net/globalQuery.php
http://www.greenunity.net/odonata/intro.asp
http://ecoevo.uvigo.es/wda/agrion/agrion_13_1_jan2009_hq.pdf

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