Monday, April 9, 2012

Yellow-tailed Ashy Skimmer Dragonfly (Potamarcha congener), Sumatra Indonesia

This photo was taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This dragonfly has ashy blue color over its thorax and abdomen. Several end segments of abdomen has yellow marks. The wing are transparrent. This dragonfly is from the family of Libellulidae under genus of Potamarcha. The species name is Potamarcha congener (Rambur, 1842)


Scientific classification :
Kingdom : Animalia (Animals)
Phylum : Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class : Insecta (Insects)
Order : Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder : Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family : Libellulidae (Skimmers)
Genus : Potamarcha
Species : P. congener
Binomial name : Potamarcha congener (Rambur, 1842)


Reference:
http://eol.org/pages/132002/overview


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