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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Additions to the Odonata Insecta of Goa Desc: Data related to Ischnura senegalensis at Wikispecies. The legs and abdomen are pale brown with black stripes.

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It can be seen everywhere in the lowlands and is quite an aggressive feeder. The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance.

Bill Length Birds cm. For the Australian species, see Ischnura heterosticta. The senegalenssi map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Here we describe a new species of Agriocnemis sp.


Abundance and diversity of Odonata in temporary water bodies of Coimbatore and Salem districts in Tami Least Concern ver 3. Segments 1 and 2 are greenish blue and 3 to 7 are khaki yellow on the sides.

Ischnura senegalensis is a very widespread and common species that lschnura a broad range of habitats and is tolerant of disturbance and pollution.

Seen perched on low herbage or flying in spurts; voracious predator in its size, often preying on other smaller odonates.

Zoological Survey of India. Most of the limnological studies in India have aenegalensis on a few taxa of large, permanent water bod The ‘BioAtlasIndia’ website family currently has the following members: It is a ferocious killer and does not hesitate to take on prey as large as itself.

Odonata diversity was assessed in 13 temporary water bodies of Coimbatore and Salem districts in Ta Posted by Dennis Farrell at 4: We achieve this through programmes that involve citizen scientists, long-term monitoring, research and innovative statistical modelling.

Segment 10 is black on dorsum and khaki yellow on the sides. There is a characteristic broad, dark, dorsal band on the thorax of all females.


They are abundant, but are quite difficult to photograph because they are small and easily frightened. The first segment is pale green and the second is azure blue with steel blue black on upper side. An indication of whether a population is stable, or increasing or decreasing.

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Document specific search options Title. A new species of Agriocnemis Selys, Zygoptera: The platform senegalensiis designed for aggregating, displaying and analysing biodiversity data from tropical developing countries and other biodiversity hotspots such as India.

Tropical areas are high Odonata diversity area It is native from Africathrough the Middle East senegalebsis, to southern and eastern Asia. Female thorax color Odonata. Terrestrial; Freshwater List of Habitats: An inventory of odonates of central Gujarat, India Desc: Newer Post Older Post Home.

The eighth and ninth segments are azure blue with black upper side.