Aethriamanta brevipennis

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Scarlet marsh hawk
Scarlet marsh hawk (Aethriamanta brevipennis) male.jpg
Male, Sabah, Borneo
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female
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A. brevipennis
Binomial name
Aethriamanta brevipennis
(Rambur, 1842)
Synonyms
  • Libellula brevipennis Rambur, 1842

Aethriamanta brevipennis,[2] scarlet marsh hawk,[3][4] is a species of dragonfly in the family Libellulidae. It is found in many Asian countries.[1][5]

Subspecies[edit]

Three subspecies recognized.[6]

  • Aethriamanta brevipennis brevipennis Rambur, 1842 – scarlet marsh hawk
  • Aethriamanta brevipennis circumsignata Selys, 1897 – square-spot basker
  • Aethriamanta brevipennis subsignata Selys, 1897 – black-headed basker

Description and habitat[edit]

It is a small dragonfly with dark reddish-brown eyes. Its thorax is dark chocolate-brown on dorsum and humeral region, paling on sides. Wings are transparent, tinted with deep golden-amber at base. Abdomen and anal appendages are bright red. Female is similar to the male; but greenish-yellow in colors.[7]

It breeds in weedy ponds and lakes.[7][8][9][3][4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mitra, A. (2010). "Aethriamanta brevipennis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2010: e.T167270A6320703. Retrieved 2017-03-17.
  2. ^ Martin Schorr; Dennis Paulson. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. Retrieved 12 Oct 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Aethriamanta brevipennis Rambur, 1842". India Biodiversity Portal. Retrieved 2017-03-17.
  4. ^ a b "Aethriamanta brevipennis Rambur, 1842". Odonata of India, v. 1.00. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. Retrieved 2017-03-17.
  5. ^ K.A., Subramanian; K.G., Emiliyamma; R., Babu; C., Radhakrishnan; S.S., Talmale (2018). Atlas of Odonata (Insecta) of the Western Ghats, India. Zoological Survey of India. pp. 304–305. ISBN 9788181714954.
  6. ^ Odonata: Catalogue of the Odonata of the World. Tol J. van , 2008-08-01
  7. ^ a b C FC Lt. Fraser (1936). The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma, Odonata Vol. III. Red Lion Court, Fleet Street, London: Taylor and Francis. pp. 445–447.
  8. ^ C FC Lt. Fraser (1924). A Survey of the Odonate (Dragonfly) Fauna of Western India and Descriptions of Thirty New Species (PDF). p. 445.
  9. ^ Subramanian, K. A. (2005). Dragonflies and Damselflies of Peninsular India - A Field Guide.

External links[edit]

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