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  Orthetrum glaucum (Brauer, 1865)
  Family Name : Libellulidae

  Taxonomic Group : Invertebrates (Dragonfly and Damselfly)

  Common Names : Common Blue Skimmer

 
Common Blue Skimmer
  • Description
    • Description :
      Males have greenish blue eyes, dark blue thorax and light blue abdomen with the last two segments darkened. Small patch found at the base of hindwing. Female is light brown with greyish-blue eyes.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Habitats :
      Forest
      Distribution :
      Seen near the forests in and around the nature reserves.
  • Status
    • Conservation Status :
      Common
  • References
    • Tang, H.B., Wang, L.K. & Hämäläinen, M. 2010. A photographic guide to the dragonflies of Singapore. Singapore: Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research. 222pp. 

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