Rhyothemis variegata

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Rhyothemis variegata
Rhyothemis variegata.jpg
Common picture wing female.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Suborder: Anisoptera
Family: Libellulidae
Genus: Rhyothemis
Species: R. variegata
Binomial name
Rhyothemis variegata
(Linnaeus, 1763)

Rhyothemis variegata, known as the common picture wing or variegated flutterer, is a species of dragonfly of the family Libellulidae, found in South Asia. They appear to have weak flight and can easily be mistaken for butterflies.

R. variegata