Sunday, March 29, 2015

28. Trithemis pallidinervis (Kirby, 1889)

Trithemis pallidinervis (Kirby, 1889)

Number: 28
Family: Libellulidae
Genus: Trithemis  
Species: Trithemis pallidinervis (Kirby, 1889)
Common name: Long Legged Marsh glider
Habitat: Lakes, ponds and riverside
Distribution: Dhaka, Sylhet, Chittagong 
Abundance: Common 
Flight season: March - August



As the common name suggests, long -legged marsh glider, has long legs, black in color. The head is pinkish.   

The thorax is chocolate color, wings are transparent, pterostigma black, amber wing in the base of wings. 

Abdominal segments are black with white dorsal bands, S 8-10 are completely black, base of the anal appendages are white while tips are black. 


The females are very similar to male. Head is more greenish than male, also the thorax is more yellowish.

Anal appendages are good way to you distinguish female from male. Anal appendages are white.   

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