Ancient Creatures: Dragonflies and Damselflies of Malaysia

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    Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources, Putrajaya
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This book presents the latest data and information on the richness of dragonflies and damselflies species in Malaysia. Enrich with carefully selected pictures, this book also includes QR codes linking to additional information on the Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS) website. This website purpose is to become an online repository centre that includes information on Malaysian biological diversity.

Nearly 400 species of Odonata contained in 17 families can be found in Malaysia. At least 180 species are dragonflies and 210 species are damselflies. This MyBIS book series 'Ancient Creatures: Dragonflies and Damselflies of Malaysia' highlights a total of 69 species of dragonflies and 73 species of damselflies which can be found throughout Malaysia.


Choong, C.Y., Yasser, M.A. & Nurfarhana-Hizan, H. (2018). Ancient Creatures: Dragonflies and Damselflies of Malaysia. Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources, Putrajaya, Malaysia. pp. 115.

Species   141 records

by Kingdom Species
  • Animals 141
  • Total 141
by IUCN Status Species
  • Vulnerable 3
  • Near Threatened 7
  • Least Concern 123
  • Data Deficient 4
  • Total 137
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141 records
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