Keyword Search Tips |  Advanced Search
Display Options
Results per Page
Sort By
What's New
Popular View
Plant & Animal Corner
  • Malayan Horned Frog
  • Gardenia cf. nitida
  • Eight-Spotted Crab Spider
  • Aechmea tayoensis
Please Choose a Category:
Popular Keywords
ixorabougainvilleaHeliconiahibiscusficus PlumeriaAGLAONEMADracaenaPhilodendronCalathea
round_tl round_tr
frame Visitors Counter
frame 716424
round_bl round_br
  Pseudagrion microcephalum (Rambur, 1842)
  Family Name : Coenagrionidae

  Taxonomic Group : Invertebrates (Dragonfly and Damselfly)

  Common Names : Blue Sprite, Damselfly

Blue Sprite,Damselfly
  • Description
    • Description :
      The males are unmistakable bluish with dark bands on the thorax. Females are generally pale olive in colour with thin streaks of blue on the thorax.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      This distinctive blue damselfly is highly adaptable and common in ponds and drains. It is usually seen perched just on vegetation/twigs or flying just above the water surface. Large numbers of this damselfly occurs at Bishan Park 1 and West Coast Park pond.
      Habitats :
      Parks & Gardens, Freshwater
      Distribution :
      Widely distributed from India to Australia and the Solomon Islands.
      Parks & Gardens :
      Bishan Park, West Coast Park
  • 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. 

   Last updated on:

  Download Image  Print Page

Public Comment     

Total page hits: 230
© 2013 National Parks Board, Singapore. Supported client browser: IE6+, Firefox 1.05+, Chrome 12+, Opera 7.52+, Netscape 7.1+