Ceriagrion cerinorubellum

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Ceriagrion cerinorubellum
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Suborder: Zygoptera
Family: Coenagrionidae
Genus: Ceriagrion
Species: C. cerinorubellum
Binomial name
Ceriagrion cerinorubellum
(Brauer, 1865)

Ceriagrion cerinorubellum,[2] commonly known as the orange-tailed marsh dart[3] or bi-coloured damsel, is a medium-sized species of damselfly in the family Coenagrionidae. They live around ponds, rivers, and canals. It is the most common species of damselflies in Asia.[1]

They have a pale green head and distinctive orange-colored segments at the base and end of the abdomen. In the female, the orange segments at the base of the abdomen are much duller than in the male.[4][5][6][3]


This species can be found in Asia: Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Malaysia, Philippines, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Dow, R.A. (2010). "Ceriagrion cerinorubellum". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2010: e.T167444A6349205. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-4.RLTS.T167444A6349205.en. Retrieved 28 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "World Odonata List". Slater Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  3. ^ a b "Ceriagrion cerinorubellum Brauer, 1865". Odonata of India, v. 1.00. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  4. ^ C FC Lt. Fraser (1933). The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma, Odonata Vol. I. Red Lion Court, Fleet Street, London: Taylor and Francis. 
  5. ^ Subramanian, K. A. (2005). Dragonflies and Damselflies of Peninsular India - A Field Guide. 
  6. ^ "Ceriagrion cerinorubellum Brauer, 1865". India Biodiversity Portal. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 

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