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Coromandel Marsh Dart [Explored]

[Explored] #389 06-01-12

 

A male Coromandel Marsh Dart feeding on insect

Also known as, Yellow Waxtail (Ceriagrion coromandelianum)

 

A medium sized pale green damselfly with bright yellow (male) or pale green tail (female).

 

Habits and Habitat: Common along the banks of ponds, rivers and canals. Also found frequently far away from water bodies.

Breeding: Shallow water bodies with profuse growth of grass and other aquatic plants.

Flight season: Throughout the year.

Distribution: Throughout the Oriental region.

 

Images of Bengal, India

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Taken on July 9, 2011