Orthetrum chrysis (Spine-tufted Skimmer)

found in Cambodiafound in SingaporeOne of several potentially confusing red males flying around the Singapore area. This red is characterized by a brown thorax and red face with grey eyes. The “Spine-tufted” bit derives from the fact there is a tuft of setae below S2 in the male.

These are two separate individuals, one in the Singapore Botanic Gardens and one on the Sime Track in the Central Catchment NR.

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