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Sundanese gossamerwing (Euphaea variegata)

Sundanese gossamerwing (Euphaea variegata) is an animal species in the Euphaeidae, flying insects, dragonflies of medium size and large eyes, black wings with a diamond sheen, solitary life around water flowing in forests and shady farmlands.

E. variegata has a black head with a pair of eyes on the left and right which are large, black and dominate the shape of the head. Black chest with faint yellow stripes.

Dlium Sundanese gossamerwing (Euphaea variegata)


The hind stick is cylindrical, large, jointed, black, enlarged tip and ends with two spines. The legs are stick-shaped, have several joints, are black and have rows of spines.

The wings are elongated with rounded tips, the veins move linearly and are black. The base of the wing is transparent. The middle wing has an elliptical mark and is colored with a bluish red diamond sheen.



Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Odonata
Suborder: Zygoptera
Family: Euphaeidae
Genus: Euphaea
Species: Euphaea variegata

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