Skimmers consists the largest dragonfly family. Many of them are brightly colored, and so is this forest skimmer (male). The fulvous forest skimmers are rusty colored, with transparent wing tips. The female looks similar, but with a dull brown shade.

Fulvous Forest Skimmer dragonfly, neurothemis fulvia

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Species: neurothemis fulvia Family: libellulidae
Common Name: Fulvous Forest Skimmer
Location: @ home, Kottayam, Kerala

Fulvous Forest Skimmer dragonfly, neurothemis fulvia

Reference:
Subramanian K. A., 2009: Dragonflies of India-A Field Guide, Vigyan Prasar, New Delhi.

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