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.