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Bi-coloured damsel

Ceriagrion cerinorubellum

''Ceriagrion cerinorubellum'' is a species of damselfly in the family Coenagrionidae. It's commonly known as the bi-coloured damsel. This is the most common and beautiful species of damselflies in Singapore. They can be found in many parks particularly around ponds, drains, canal, open streams, etc. Bi-coloured damsels rest on dry twigs and vegetation over water. They're relatively big damselflies in size. They attack and feed on other species of smaller damselflies. Its bluish green head and orange base and the tip of the abdomen is quite distinctive and cannot be mistaken for other species. The female has a similar appearance but has slightly a little darker marking. They are quite to approach and getting a close-up shot is fairly easy. In India, ''C. cerinorubellum'' is commonly known as the orange-tailed marsh dart.
Bi-coloured damsel - Ceriagrion cerinorubellum Side view Bi-coloured damsel,Ceriagrion cerinorubellum,Geotagged,Indonesia,Summer


This species can be found in Asia: Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Malaysia, Philippines, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam.


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SpeciesC. cerinorubellum