Monday, March 24, 2008

Libellulidae - Rhyothemis triangularis

Rhyothemis triangularis Kirby, 1889
Rhyothemis triangularis is one of the beautiful libellulid dragonfly species. The metalic body and patches at the base of both fore and hind wings are particularly striking. It is normally found at forest edges with exposed water body covered with reeds and grasses. They are frequently spotted pearching under sun. Male and female individuals have similar marking. Size: hw=24mm.