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HEAD of Damselflies


Family Calopterygidae 色蟌科

 

Vestalis amaryllis Lieftinck, 1965

MALE FEMALE

Male

Female

Family Chlorocyphidae 鼻蟌科

Libellago semiopaca (Selys, 1873)

MALE FEMALE
Libellago semiopaca (Selys, 1873)
Matured Male

Matured Female

 

 

 

 

Rhinocypha aurofulgens (Laidlaw, 1931)

MALE FEMALE

Matured Male

Female

Family Euphaeidae

Euphaea subcostalis 藍彩幽蟌

MALE FEMALE

Male
 

Family Lestidae

Lestes praemorsus decipiens Kirby, 1893

MALE FEMALE

Matured Male
Female

Family: Coenagrionidae

Prodasineura abbreviata (Lieftinck, 1951)

MALE FEMALE

Matured Male
Female

 

 

Onychargia atrocyana (Selys, 1865) 藍彩琵蟌

MALE FEMALE

Matured Male
 
Female

 

 

Ceriagrion cerinorubellum (Brauer, 1865) 彩虹細蟌

MALE FEMALE

Matured Male
 

Matured Female

 

 

 

 

Ischnura senegalensis (Rambur, 1842)

MALE FEALE

Immature Male

 


Matured Male


Matured Female


Pseudagrion microcephalum (Rambur, 1842)

MALE FEMALE

Matured male

Newly matured female


Fully matured female


Family Protoneuridae 原蟌科

Prodasineura verticalis

MALE FEMALE

 

 

Elattoneura coomansi


Elattoneura coomansi

Male
Endemic of Borneo Island
 
Female Unknown 

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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