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Copera marginipes - Yellow Bush Dart Damselfly Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/37959/copera_marginipes_-_yellow_bush_dart_damselfly.html" title="Copera marginipes - Yellow Bush Dart Damselfly"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2784/37959_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1578528010&Signature=n%2BSUWzZsMF9nV%2FUBdXgF5g%2FfWUg%3D" width="200" height="134" alt="Copera marginipes - Yellow Bush Dart Damselfly This damsel is around 1.75&rdquo; in length. It is a low level, low light creature, never more than half a stone&rsquo;s throw from the stream. This is the male, with its vivid orange/yellow legs and stripy green/yellow body. There are confusing colorations on the way to maturity that can lead to confusion with the more dowdy female, but I will cover this in another post.<br />
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Fairly easy to photograph, except for the low light and long body focusing issues.<br />
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Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.<br />
http://www.jungledragon.com/image/37961/copera_marginipes_-_yellow_bush_dart_damselfly.html<br />
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Copera marginipes - Yellow Bush Dart Damselfly

Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.

Copera marginipes - Yellow Bush Dart Damselfly This damsel is around 1.75” in length. It is a low level, low light creature, never more than half a stone’s throw from the stream. This is the male, with its vivid orange/yellow legs and stripy green/yellow body. There are confusing colorations on the way to maturity that can lead to confusion with the more dowdy female, but I will cover this in another post.<br />
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Fairly easy to photograph, except for the low light and long body focusing issues.<br />
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Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.<br />
http://www.jungledragon.com/image/37961/copera_marginipes_-_yellow_bush_dart_damselfly.html<br />
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    comments (2)

  1. Nice macro! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thanks. Love getting in for these shots :)

      Dave
      Posted 3 years ago

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''Copera marginipes'', yellow bush dart, is a species of damselfly in the family Platycnemididae. It is native to Asia, where it is widespread and common.

Commonly found in herbage and stream side vegetation, often at low heights.

The male's anal appendages are pale yellow to white. The superiors are half the length of segment 10 and inferiors are at least four times the length of superiors. The inferiors tipped with black beneath. In the related species, ''Copera vittata'',.. more

Similar species: Dragonflies And Damselflies
Species identified by Vodkaman
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Uploaded Apr 20, 2016. Captured Apr 4, 2013 10:17 in Jl. Lavender No.8, Ciwaruga, Parongpong, Kabupaten Bandung Barat, Jawa Barat, Indonesia.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/8.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO100
  • 105mm