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  Ischnura senegalensis (Rambur, 1842)
  Family Name : Coenagrionidae

  Taxonomic Group : Invertebrates (Dragonfly and Damselfly)

  Common Names : Senegal Bluetail, Common Bluetail, Damselfly

Senegal Bluetail,Common Bluetail,Damselfly
  • Description
    • Description :
      A common damselfly, the Senegal Bluetail male can be identified by its signature green thorax and blue abdomen tip. Females can come in different colour forms. The most common colour for females is a golden-orange thorax. Some females are similar in colour to males.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      It is very common in disturbed and open habitats, existing in almost all the ponds in our parks.
      Habitats :
      Parks & Gardens, Aquatic
      Distribution :
      Ranges widely in Africa and Asia, reaching New Guinea in the east.
      Nature Reserves :
      Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Central Catchment Nature Reserve
      Parks & Gardens :
      Admiralty Park, Bishan Park, HortPark, Jurong Central Park, Kent Ridge Park, Punggol Park, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Toa Payoh Town Park, West Coast Park
      Nature Areas :
      Pulau Ubin
  • Status
    • Species Status :
      Conservation Status :
  • 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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