|Copyright: kapil koltharkar (kapildk)
|Date Taken: 2011-01-10|
|Camera: Nikon coolpix L110|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2011-01-19 10:48|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|I have shot this dragonfly near POWAI lake in mumbai.|
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Libellulidae (Common Skimmers)
Species servilia (Scarlet Skimmer)
Amber patch at the base of each hindwing; black stripe along the dorsal edge of the abdomen.
Native from southern Japan and China to northern Australia. Introduced accidentally to south Florida and to Oahu, Hawai'i.
In the US, typically uses low-quality wetlands, either artificially constructed or highly degraded, where low dissolved oxygen, introduced fish, or other alterations make the habitat unsuitable for sensitive native species.
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Ciao Kapil. Even if in too tender sharp this specie in so interesting! Very good colours. TFS.