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Lyriothemis elegantissima
Forest Chaser
Animal Group: Dragonfly
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Family: Libellulidae
Male Abdomen + Anal Appendages : 25mm - 26.5mm
Male Hindwing : 32mm - 33mm
Female Abdomen + Anal Appendages : 25mm
Female Hindwing : 35mm
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Conservation Status
AFCD Assessment
IUCN Red List Status
Least Concern
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Distribution in Hong Kong
Widely distribute in woodland, coastal and upland marshes throughout the New Territories and Lantau
Global Distribution
China (including Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan and Taiwan), Japan and Thailand.
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Photo Gallery
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More on Dragonfly in HK
Wilson, K.D.P., Tam, T.W., Kwan, S.P., Wu, K.Y., Wong, S.F., Wong, K. 2003. Field Guide to the Dragonflies of Hong Kong. Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, Hong Kong
Asia Dragonfly (http://www.asia-dragonfly.net/)
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