Family: Libellulidae
Genus: Neurothemis
Species: Neurothemis ramburii
善變蜻蜓

Red Percher

Found in Asia: China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Peninsular Malaysia, Taiwan
 
Genus : Neurothemis Super-Family: LIBELLULOIDEA Family: LIBELLULIDAE

Neurothemis ramburii 善變蜻蜓

Neurothemis ramburii
善 變 蜻 蜓
common in disturbed habitats
 

善變蜻蜓 Neurothemis ramburii Brauer vers terminata Ris
(蜻蜓科)體長34-42mm,

普遍的分佈於海拔 1500m 以下的湖泊、野塘、溪流、水田和沼澤等比較靜態的水域等地,是一種極為常見的蜻蜓。

善變蜻蜓是一種常見的蜻蜓,其體色多變,成熟雄蟲有赭(暗)紅色、紅褐色等,成熟雌蟲還多了褐色型.體長:3.4~4.2公分. 善變蜻蜓 ... 雌蟲外觀與雄蟲相近,但雌蟲體色有黃褐色與紅褐色兩型

 

Type 1 Clear wing Common
Female Clear wing 34mm
hind wing = 30mm

Type 2 Dark wing Rare
Female Dark wing Juvenile 37mm
hind wing = 28mm

Male Red wing
body length = 40mm
hind wing = 28mm


FEMALE 雌蟲

雌蟲體型和雄蟲類似,體色有部份個體也和雄蟲類似,而有部份的個 體則為黃褐色。還沒成熟的雄蟲,也是黃褐色。雌蟲體型和體色皆與雄蟲類似,但腹部中央及兩側的黑斑都較粗而明顯,尤其側緣的縱紋較發達,體色有紅色與黃褐色兩型,翅痣黃白色或紅色。

雌蟲近似雄蟲但腹部背面的黑色縱紋較粗明顯,體色有兩型,紅色與黃褐色型,此為命名的由來。

未成熟雄蟲為黃褐色。


MALE 雄蟲

雄蟲複眼為暗紅褐色,合胸深紅褐色,腹背端部數節有3 條黑線縱線,左右兩條不明顯,腹部紅褐色,末端為黑色,背部中脊線有黑色條紋,兩側也有細小的黑色斑紋,攫握器紅色。
翅膀大部份面積為紅褐色,翅端有小面積為透明,翅痣紅色。翅膀大部份面 積為紅褐透明,翅膀的端部有小面積為透明區域,翅痣為紅色。腹部 紅褐色,背部中脊線有黑色條紋,兩側也有細小的黑色斑紋。肛腹器 紅色或黃褐色,末端為黑色。腹長約 2225mm,後翅長約 2630mm。 未熟雄蟲近似雌蟲為黃褐色,可從攫握器與雌蟲的尾毛構造辨識。生活於池塘、水田、沼澤等靜水或流水域,普遍分布全島,為常見的種類。(註:本屬2種,為善變蜻蜓、雙截蜻蜓。)


雄蟲喜歡停在岸邊突出的枝頭上。在繁殖季節雌蟲以點水的方式產卵,雄蟲會在附近護衛。

A pair of Neurothemis ramburii A pair of Neurothemis ramburii found on 2016-09-20 at Gemok Hill

♀34MM
♂40MM

 

2016-09-20 BUKIT GEMOK

More details on female Neurothemis ramburii.


Size of a matured male N.  ramburii

Wing span = 56mm
Body length = 36mm
Hind wing = 26mm
Abdomen = 24mm

 



Neurothemis terminata

 


Neurothemis ramburii

 


Neurothemis fluctuans
Male : Bright Red
Female : 1- Clear Wings and 2- Dark Wings
Male : Bright Red
Female : 1- Clear Wings and 2- Dark Wings
Male : Dark Red
Female : Clear Wings

Neurothemis terminata male
Neurothemis terminata
Matured 43mm

Neurothemis ramburii MALE

Neurothemis ramburii MALE
 

Neurothemis fluctuans Matured Male
Neurothemis fluctuans
Matured Male 31mm

Neurothemis terminata
FEMALE has two different type:
Type 1 - Clear Wings


Type 2 - Dark Wings


Neurothemis ramburii FEMALE has two different type:
Type 1 - Clear Wings


Type 2 - Dark Wings


Female Neurothemis ramburii

 
     
 

 

Wings of male Neurothemis ramburii

Matured Male 41mm
2016-09-19 GEMOK
Wings of male Neurothemis ramburii
Juvenile Male 38mm
2016-09-17 SG IMAM

Neurothemis terminata  Female 35mm
Female 35mm
2016-02-29 BUKIT GEMOK

Wings of Neurothemis ramburii
Juvenile Female 37mm
2016-02-25 VOCATIONAL



| A comparison of a young and an old female Neurothemis ramburii |


 

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