Friday, November 27, 2015

42. Agriocnemis clauseni (Fraser, 1922)

Agriocnemis clauseni (Fraser, 1922)

Family: Coenagrionidae
Genus: Agriocnemis
Species: Agriocnemis clauseni (Fraser, 1922)
Similar Species: Agriocnemis kalinga, Agriocnemis femina, Agriocnemis pygmaea
Common name: N/A
Habitat: Stream associated forest patches 
Distribution: Sylhet
Abundance: Rare
Flight Season: August
IUCN Red List Status: Least concern
Worldwide distribution:  Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand

The most uncommon species among the Agriocnemis of Bangladesh. I have sighted the species from the north eastern forests. The male is bright blue in color.  

The juvenile male can be recognized by their greenish antehumeral stripe.  

The females are reddish, found close to male. 

the juvenile female is more orange in color 

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