Native Animals

Onychothemis coccinea

Orange Riverdarter
LC
Least Concern
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
ver 3.1, 2020
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SSN 54355
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Description

Onychothemis coccinea, also known as Orange Riverdarter is a species of dragonfly in the family Libellulidae. Its hindwing may measure about 35-38 mm and has long, sparse and robust spines legs, brown thorax with entirely light orange abdomen. This dragonfly is commonly found on medium-sized with clear lowland forest streams. It prefers swifter water than Onychothemis culminicola but the two may occur together in a habitat. The Orange Riverdarter is widespread in Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo but flies in peat swamp forest in south Borneo (Orr, 2005). However, it has been found on turbid streams in Sarawak and on rocky and quite fast-flowing streams (Dow, 2011).

 

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2020 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Least Concern (LC)
3.1

Location

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  • Pahang 1
Based on publications, specimens, and images

Specimen

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1

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References

Article
  1. Choong, C.Y., Dow, R.A. & Ng, Y.F. (2017). New records of Odonata from Kelantan, Malaysia, with a checklist of species recorded from the state. Journal of the International Dragonfly Fund (22), 1-22. http://www.dragonflyfund.org/images/reports/FSSEAPIO_21_Choong_et_al_2017.pdf
  2. Dow, R.A. & Ngiam, R.W.J. (2012). Odonata collected in the Hose Mountains, Kapit Division, Sarawak, Malaysia in April 2011. International Dragonfly Fund - Report 44, 1-18
  3. Dow, R.A. & Reels, G.T. (2010). The Odonata of three National Parks in Sarawak. Agrion , Vol. 14 (1), 14-19
Book
  1. Abdul Rahman, A.R., Mohd Nasir, A.H., Ahmad Fadzil, A.M., Richard, A.M. & Latiff, A. (2014). Hutan Gunung Besar Hantu, Negeri Sembilan: Pengurusan Hutan, Persekitaran Fizikal dan Kepelbagaian Biologi. Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 254.
  2. 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. — [ Adobe PDF (PDF) ] — [ | eBook (EPUB) ]
Journal
  1. Dow, R.A. & Unggang, J. The Odonata of Binyo Penyilam, a Unique Tropical Wetland Area in Bintulu Division, Sarawak, Malaysia. Journal of Threatened Taxa 2 (13), 2010, pp. 1349-1358
Report
  1. Wilson, K.D.P. & Gibert, E. (2006). Survey of Odonata at Endau-Rompin, Peninsular Malaysia. Johor National Parks Corporation, Malaysia.

Acknowledgements :- Mrs. Aziemah Binti Kinan, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Choong Chee Yen, Mrs. Hakimah Binti Jaafar, Ms. Norazah Binti Norddin, Ms. Nurfadzilah Bt Azmi, Ms. Nurfarhana Hizan Binti Hijas, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

Photo credit :- Choong Chee Yen

Species Citation :- Onychothemis coccinea. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/54355. [Retrieved 13 August 2022].

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