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  Pseudothemis jorina Förster, 1904
  Family Name : Libellulidae

  Taxonomic Group : Invertebrates (Dragonfly and Damselfly)

  Common Names : Banded Skimmer

Banded Skimmer
  • Description
    • Description :
      This dragonfly is mostly black with cream marking on the first 3-4 segments of abdomen. Females have yellow abdomen with black markings.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      When active, males spend most his time on the wing, perching only briefly and intermittently on floating twigs and vegetation.
      Habitats :
      Freshwater, Parks & Gardens
      Distribution :
      Found in open water bodies such as ponds.
  • 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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