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  Ictinogomphus decoratus (Selys, 1858)
  Family Name : Gomphidae

  Taxonomic Group : Invertebrates (Dragonfly and Damselfly)

  Common Names : Common Flangetail

Common Flangetail
  • Description
    • Description :
      This species has distinctive markings and a long slender abdomen. It has greenish yellow bands and spots on its thorax and abdomen. Eyes are well-separated and greyish green in colour. Females are similar to males.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      It has a powerful flight and usually perch near water edge.
      Habitats :
      Parks & Gardens
      Distribution :
      It prefers habitats where there is large expense of open water. Parks where this dragonfly can be seen includes Punggol Park, Bukit Batok Nature Park and Kent Ridge Park.
      Parks & Gardens :
      Ang Mo Kio Town Garden West, Bishan Park, Bukit Batok Town Park, Kent Ridge Park, Punggol Park, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Toa Payoh Town Park
  • Status
    • Conservation Status :
  • References
    • Ngiam, R. 2011. Dragonflies of our parks and gardens. Singapore: National Parks Board. 110pp. 
      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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