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  Agrionoptera insignis (Rambur, 1842)
  Family Name : Libellulidae

  Taxonomic Group : Invertebrates (Dragonfly and Damselfly)

  Common Names : Grenadier

 
Grenadier
  • Description
    • Size :
      41 mm
      Description :
      Thorax is mottled yellow and abdomen is slender and coloured mostly red, except for the last two segments, which are black.  Males and females look identical.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Males are territorial.
      Habitats :
      Forest, Terrestrial
      Distribution :
      This species is more associated with forest habitats and likes to perch in shady areas. One park where it can be found is Kent Ridge. It has also been seen in SBG.
      Nature Reserves :
      Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Central Catchment Nature Reserve
      Parks & Gardens :
      Bishan Park, Bukit Batok Town Park, Kent Ridge Park, Singapore Botanic Gardens
      Nature Areas :
      Pulau Ubin
  • Status
    • Conservation Status :
      Common
      Singapore Red Data Book 2008 status :
      Least Concern (LC)
      IUCN Red List :
      Least Concern
  • 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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