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  Trithemis aurora (Burmeister, 1839)
  Family Name : Libellulidae

  Taxonomic Group : Invertebrates (Dragonfly and Damselfly)

  Common Names : Crimson Dropwing

 
Crimson Dropwing
  • Description
    • Description :
      Males have red eyes, the thorax and abdomen are almost luminous pink. Females are golden yellow with black markings on the sides of the abdomen.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Habitats :
      Parks & Gardens
      Distribution :
      A very common species that inhabits all sorts of ponds and lakes. It can be seen at many park ponds basking in strong sunshine. Singapore Botanic Gardens is a good place to spot them.
      Nature Reserves :
      Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Central Catchment Nature Reserve
      Parks & Gardens :
      Bishan Park, Bukit Batok Nature Park, Bukit Batok Town Park, HortPark, Kent Ridge Park, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Toa Payoh Town Park, West Coast Park
  • Status
    • Species Status :
      Native
      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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