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Spine-tufted Skimmer (Male)

Family: Libellulidae (Skimmers & relatives)
Species: Orthetrum chrysis (Selys, 1891)
Common Name: Spine-tufted Skimmer

Location: Venus Drive

This common species can be found in ponds and along streams with nearby trees, both in ordinary parks and the Central Catchment Nature Reserve.

The male has a red face, dark green eyes, dark brown thorax, a red abdomen and a tuft of setae below the 2nd abdominal segment.
Orthetrum chrysis, Spine-tufted Skimmer, dragonfly, dragonflies and damselflies of Singapore

Spine-tufted Skimmer (Male)

Family: Libellulidae (Skimmers & relatives)
Species: Orthetrum chrysis (Selys, 1891)
Common Name: Spine-tufted Skimmer

Location: Venus Drive

This common species can be found in ponds and along streams with nearby trees, both in ordinary parks and the Central Catchment Nature Reserve.

The male has a red face, dark green eyes, dark brown thorax, a red abdomen and a tuft of setae below the 2nd abdominal segment.