Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Green Marsh Hawk (Orthetrum sabina)


This photo was taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This dragonfly has a common name of  Green Marsh Hawk (Orthetrum sabina) . It has green color with some black stripes at the thorax and first abdominal segmen. All wings are transparent with dark color at the pterostigma. This dragonfly is for order of Odonata, under the family of Libellulidae under genus of Orthetrum.

Scientific classification
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Arthropoda
Class : Insecta
Order : Odonata
Suborder : Anisoptera
Family : Libellulidae
Genus : Orthetrum
Species : O. sabina
Binomial name : Orthetrum sabina (Drury, 1770)

Reference:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orthetrum_sabina

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