Copera marginipes (Rambur, 1842) 脛蹼琵蟌

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Found in Bangladesh, China, Guandong, Guangxi, Hong Kong, Hainan, Indonesia, India, Lao, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Malaysia, Peninsular Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, Viet Nam
Genus : Copera Super-Family: COENAGRIONOIDEA Family: PLATYCNEMIDIDAE
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Commonly seen near the slow flowing water and pond. The adult males are black in color with stripes of bright yellow on  the thorax. White rings are present at the abdominal joints and  white  patch ay last 2 sections of  the abdomen (tip) . The legs are typical  yellow to orange color  The sub adults are white in color and gradually blackened when they mature

DIFFERENT PHASES  OF REPRODUCTIVE BEHAVIOR  :

Tandem position > Sperm translocation (2 seconds ) > Wheel formation and Copulation (30 minutes) > Oviposition


During my last visit to the  in Lake Gardens of Kuala Lumpur I found about 10 Copera marginipes in the Odisis  Garden. A few pairs were mating.


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