Saturday, November 14, 2015

39. Gynacantha khasiaca (McLachlan, 1896)

Gynacantha khasiaca (McLachlan, 1896

Family: Aeshnidae
Genus: Gynacantha
Species: Gynacantha khasiaca (McLachlan, 1896)
Similar Species: None
Common name: N/A
Habitat: Forests
Distribution: Sylhet 
Abundance: Rare
Flight season: August
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient

Worldwide distribution: India, Nepal, Myanmar

Gynacantha khasiaca is one the most beautiful dragonfly found in Bangladesh. This is one of the three Gynacantha species found in Bangladesh. The extremely rare species was first time recorded from Bangladesh in 2014.  

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