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Ceriagrion coromandelianum

Ceriagrion coromandelianum
Photo Information
Copyright: Ram Thakur (ramthakur) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4316 W: 231 N: 14052] (56953)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-09-11
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D200, Sigma 70-300 4-5.6 APO DG MACRO, 58mm UV
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/500 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-10-03 2:04
Viewed: 961
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Coromandel Marsh Dart (Ceriagrion coromandelianum) is a commonly occurring damselfly in the Eastern coast of India and also elsewhere in the country. It is found almost near all water bodies and also far away from them.


Face: It has a olivaceous above; pale greenish yellow below
Wings: Both male and female have a transparent wings; and golden yellow wingspot.
Thorax: Olive green above merging to yellow on sides; underside is white in male; golden brown in female.
Abdomen: Uniform yellow in male; uniformly olivaceous with an ochrous or golden brown tint on the dorsal side in female.

The note has been borrowed from Nitin Jawale's post on TN with thanks to him.

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Ciao Ram, lovely composition with fascinating damselfly, excellent clarity, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2014-10-03 10:54]

Excellent picture of this Ceriagrión. Beautiful green color in its body including the head! Just beautiful species, first time to me to see this beauty. We do not have any like this in Spain. Thank you very much for sharing it in this great picture. Congratulation. Saludos.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-10-03 11:48]

Hi Ram,a great choice of point of view and a difficult light,but truly magic in this perfect exposure,great detail and bright colors too,interesting damselfly,i like it! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

hallo Ram
great shot of this strange colour damselfly
i like this colours and nice pose
gr lou

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