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Pink jewel dragonfly (Heliocypha fenestrata)

Pink jewel dragonfly (Heliocypha fenestrata) is an animal species in Chlorocyphidae, a dragonfly 40-45mm long, slender, predominantly black with bright pink and blue, flies swiftly, large eyes, very long wings, lives near fresh flowing water and waterways.

H. fenestrata has a black body with an upper back decorated with three plots of squares in pink and a similar plot on the nape of the top. The sides to the bottom are decorated with plots in light blue. A pair of large, round and black eyes.

Dlium Pink jewel dragonfly (Heliocypha fenestrata)


The tail is long and segmented, cylindrical, predominantly black with several plots of light blue color at the base of the sides, the tip ends with two small tails and curves inward. The legs are jointed and are all black.

The wings have a span of up to 80 mm, contain many pulse lines, elliptical tips, are dark and transparent, when exposed to sunlight they give off pink or green or blue or white reflections.

Pink jewel dragonfly lives near freshwater ecosystems that flow and low light intensity, under shade and are usually found at the beginning of the rainy season or the end of the dry season.

H. fenestrata will vibrate its wings during a rest or rainy day to adjust body temperature to the environment. This species is an active predator that preys on small insects including mosquitoes, beetles, oligohchaeta and other dragonfly species.







Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Odonata
Suborder: Zygoptera
Family: Chlorocyphidae
Genus: Heliocypha
Species: Heliocypha fenestrata
Subspecies: Heliocypha fenestrata ssp. cornelli, Heliocypha fenestrata ssp. fenestrata

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