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Damselflies of Borneo  >  Family Euphaeidae  >  Genus Euphaea 幽蟌科  >  Euphaea subcostalis 藍彩幽蟌


 

Euphaea subcostalis
2022-08-10 Paramat Garden

39mm

Euphaea subnodalis?
2007-08-31 Gelars Water Falls

37mm


Identification Diagram of a male Euphaea subcostalis 藍彩幽蟌 of Borneo Island
Identification Diagram of a male Euphaea subcostalis 藍彩幽蟌 of Borneo Island
 


Euphaea subcostalis 藍彩幽蟌
Euphaea subcostalis 藍彩幽蟌
♂39mm
Body length 39mm
Front wing 28mm
Hind wing 24mm
Kg Melangkap Tiong 2022-08-10 WED , Kota Belud, Sabah

Found in China, Malaysia

Photos and Diagrams by Wong Fook Yee



Euphaea subcostalis is quite a variable species throughout its range and, in the past, variants have been treated as two distinct species.

Euphaea subcostalis is quite a variable species throughout its range and, in the past, variants have been treated as two distinct species.


Segment 8,9 and 10 of a male Euphaea subcostalis.
Segment 8,9 and 10 of a male Euphaea subcostalis


Segment 2 of a male Euphaea subcostalis
Segment 2 of a male Euphaea subcostalis
 


28mm Front wing of a male Euphaea subcostalis 藍彩幽蟌
28mm Front wing of a male Euphaea subcostalis 藍彩幽蟌
Front wing 28mm


24mm Hind wing of a male Euphaea subcostalis 藍彩幽蟌
24mm Hind wing of a male Euphaea subcostalis 藍彩幽蟌
♂Hind wing 24mm


Clear and shift flowing mountain stream where Euphaea subcostalis, Neurobasis longipes and Vestalis atropha are found.
Clear and shift flowing mountain stream where Euphaea subcostalis, Neurobasis longipes and Vestalis atropha are found.



Natural History Museum (2014). Specimens (from Collection specimens) [Data set resource]. Natural History Museum. data.nhm.ac.uk/

Spacemens of Euphaea subcostalis and Euphaea subnodalis


Here are index to damselflies sorted according to colour for our quick identification:

1- GREEN damselflies of Sabah, Borneo
2- BLUE damselflies
3- RED damselflies
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Out of the global 10 families of damselflies, the following 6 families  are found in Borneo Island :

01- Family Calopterygidae 色蟌科
02- Family Chlorocyphidae 鼻蟌科
03- Family Coenagrionidae 細蟌科
04- Family Euphaeidae 溪蟌科
05- Family Lestidae 絲蟌科
06- Family Protoneuridae 原蟌科

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