Tuesday, February 17, 2015

12. Libellago lineata (Burmeister, 1839)

12. Libellago lineata (Burmeister, 1839)

Number: 12
Family: Chlorocyphidae
Genus: Libellago 
Species: Libellago lineata (Burmeister, 1839)
Common name: Stream Heliodor  
Habitat: Stream
Distribution: Chittagong, Sylhet 
Abundance: Common in stream 
Flight Season: May - November

Libellago lineata (Burmeister, 1839) is one of the common damselfly species found in the stream of the north east and south east region of Bangladesh. 


Male are yellow and black, wings are transparent with black tip. Legs are black, abdominal segments 1-8 are yellow with black dorsal and lateral black patch, Segment 9-10 and anal appendages are black.

They are common in the hilly stream. I have sighted the species from Sylhet and Chittagong. 


The females are yellow with dorsal and lateral black patches. Wings are transparent but unlike male the tips are clear.

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