Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Camacinia gigantea Dragonfly, Sumatra Indonesia


Photos in this post were taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This one is the female dragonfly. It is from the family of Libellulidae under genus of Camacinia. The species name is Camacinia gigantea (Brauer, 1867)




This skimmer has brownish orange color of head thorax and abdomen. The wings are transparrent with orange color at the base to the middle of the wings.The coloration of the male is different from this female skimmer. The maleis dominated with red color all over its body, and partially at wings. The size of the body is about 50mm and the wing span is about 90mm (approximated).

Scientific classification :
Kingdom : Animalia (Animals)
Phylum : Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class : Insecta (Insects)
Order : Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder : Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family : Libellulidae (Skimmers)
Genus : Camacinia
Species : C. gigantea
Binomial name : Camacinia gigantea (Brauer, 1867)


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