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  Macrodiplax cora (Brauer, 1867)
  Family Name : Libellulidae

  Taxonomic Group : Invertebrates (Dragonfly and Damselfly)

  Common Names : Coastal Glider

 
Coastal Glider
  • Description
    • Description :
      Males have large head, dark brown thorax and red abdomen with a thick, broken dark line on the dorsum. Eyes are dark brown on top half and black on the bottom half. Females have light orange-yellow thorax and abdomen. Eyes are brown on top and greyish-white on the lower part.

  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Habitats :
      Urban
      Distribution :
      Commonly seen on reclaimed land, reservoirs and coastal areas.
      Nature Reserves :
      Central Catchment Nature Reserve, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
      Parks & Gardens :
      Jurong Central Park, Singapore Botanic Gardens
  • 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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