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Zygonyx iris insignis
Emerald Cascader
 
Animal Group: Dragonfly
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Family: Libellulidae
Description:
Male Abdomen + Anal Appendages : 38mm - 45mm
Male Hindwing : 46mm - 51mm
Female Abdomen + Anal Appendages : 45mm - 47mm
Female Hindwing : 51mm - 55mm
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Conservation Status
AFCD Assessment
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Abundant
IUCN Red List Status
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Least Concern
Fellowes et al. (2002)
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Potential Global Concern
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Distribution
Distribution in Hong Kong
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Widely distribute in moderately clean, rapidly flowing forested streams throughout Hong Kong
Global Distribution
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China (Hainan).
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Photo Gallery
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References
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More on Dragonfly in HK
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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
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Asia Dragonfly (http://www.asia-dragonfly.net/)
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