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Zygonyx iris insignis
Emerald Cascader
Animal Group: Dragonfly
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Family: Libellulidae
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
IUCN Red List Status
Least Concern
Fellowes et al. (2002)
Potential Global Concern
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Distribution in Hong Kong
Widely distribute in moderately clean, rapidly flowing forested streams throughout Hong Kong
Global Distribution
China (Hainan).
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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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