Class: Insecta. Order: Odonata. Family: Coenagrionidae. Genus: Ischnura. Species: I. senegalensis. Common Names: Common Bluetail. Status: Common. Male: Eyes: Upper side black; underside pale green to yellow. Two bright blue spots present behind the eyes. Thorax: Bronze backed with pale green sides and . General Description. Small, hairy, brightly coloured, blue, greenish blue and shiny black, with blue and black pterostigmas and bright cobalt blue abdominal tip.

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Ischnura senegalensis – Senegal Golden Dartlet – Odonata of India

Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. Burundi; Republic of Guinea. Odonata are freshwater insects spread world-wide. The Digital Nature Archive of Singapore is built up by the help of various people: In males, the hindwing is 14 to 15 mm in length and the total body length ranges from 28 to 30 mm.

Technology Biodiversity in India. Dragonflies and damselflies Insecta: Segment 10 is black on dorsum and khaki yellow on the sides. Share on facebook Share by email. An inventory of odonates of central Gujarat, India Desc: Zenegalensis see other supporters Ischnura senegalensis Rambur, Tropical Bluetail Type locality: Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives.


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Black, with yellow or pale green outer surface. Bill Length Birds cm. It also exhibits cannibalism. This species prefers disturbed, open habitats such as ponds and wetland with slow flowing water. Includes communication, perception, modes and mechanisms of locomotion, as well as long term strategies except mating and reproductive strategies, covered under reproduction. It is native from Africathrough the Middle Eastto southern and eastern Asia. This is an extremely common species over much of its range.

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Tail Length Birds cm. This specimen has many different coloured ones You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. A copula in the wheel position.

Population size is treated under Population Biology, and trends in population sizes are treated under Trends. This female is eating another damselfly A. English – Common Bluetail, Marsh Bluetail. Seen perched on low herbage or flying in spurts; voracious predator in its size, often preying on other smaller odonates.

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Ischnura senegalensis[2] [1] also known variously as common bluetail[3] marsh bluetail[3] ubiquitous bluetailAfrican bluetailand Senegal golden dartlet[3] [4] is a widespread damselfly of the family Coenagrionidae. Message The user has ischjura this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you.

The eighth and ninth segments are azure blue with black upper side. National Centre for Biological Sciences NCBS holds copyright for all the original material and data compilations on the Odonata of India and other Biodiversity Atlas – India websites, except that photographers hold copyright for images, as cited. The ‘BioAtlasIndia’ website family currently has the following members: Data related to Ischnura senegalensis at Wikispecies.


In gynochrome, the eyes are olive green with orange above. User Group senegalensix search options Title. Female wing color Odonata. Views Read Edit View history. Read more about the Coenagrionidae family. Read more about the Odonata order.

A Photographic Guide to the Dragonflies of Singapore. Androchrom female looks exactly like the male except in sexual characteristics. Odonata of Maharashtra, India with notes on species distribution Desc: Ischnura senegalensis is extremely widespread in tropical and subtropical parts of the old world, extending from Africa to Japan and south to western New Guinea, but is absent from areas with intact forest cover. Its thorax is black on dorsum and greenish blue on the sides.

A list of Odonates from Sahyadri Tiger reserve and Amboli with discussion on habitat requirement