Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Rufous-backed Marsh Hawk (Brachydiplax chalybea)

This photo was taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This dragonfly is from the family of Libellulidae under genus of Brachydiplax. The species name is Brachydiplax chalybea (Brauer, 1868)

Scientific classification :
Kingdom : Animalia (Animals)
Phylum : Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class : Insecta (Insects)
Order : Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder : Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family : Libellulidae (Skimmers)
Genus : Brachydiplax
Species : B.chalybea
Binomial name : Brachydiplax chalybea (Brauer, 1868)

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