matronoides cyaneipennis

781

Matronoides cyaneipennis

This damselfly is found in South East Asia. The beautiful iridescent wings of the males are highlighted when placed against a dark background. The hind wings exhibit iridescence that is blue from above and green from below. These structures are used in courtship display. Male NHMUK010208332 Blue/brown wings. Female NHMUK010208333 Clear wings. Both collected in Borneo in 1913 by John Coney Moulton.

This damselfly is found in South East Asia. The beautiful iridescent wings of the males are highlighted when placed against a dark background. The hind wings exhibit iridescence that is blue from above and green from below. These structures are used in courtship display. Male NHMUK010208332 Blue/brown wings. Female NHMUK010208333 Clear wings. Both collected in Borneo in 1913 by John Coney Moulton.

e722207a60336552cd3e9b8457aa9a4ae11b75ce

18-11-2015