Native Animals

Lyriothemis magnificata

LC
Least Concern
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
ver 3.1, 2011
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SSN 54591
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Description

Lyriothemis magnificata is a species of dragonfly in the family Libellulidae. It is the largest of red dragonflies where its hindwing may measure up to 40 mm. It also has a metallic head and venation diagnostic which the main veins of hindwing are little recurved. L. magnificata is commonly found in forest understorey, especially in the vicinity of bamboo with the altitude up to 800 m above sea level. It normally breeds in water-filled tree-holes, bamboo stumps and small leafy ground pools. It is widespread in Sundaland and Thailand (Orr, 2005). This species is threatened by deforestation, large-scale hydroelectric projects and plantation establishment (Dow, 2011).

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2011 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Least Concern (LC)
3.1

Location

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  • Kedah 1
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Specimen

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1

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References

Book
  1. Abdul Rahman, A.R., Koh, H.L., Muhamad, A., Wan Yusof, W.K. & Latiff, A. (2011). Hutan Simpan Melaka: Pengurusan Hutan, Persekitaran Fizikal, Kepelbagaian Biologi dan Socio-ekonomi. Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 315.

Acknowledgements :- Assoc. Prof. Dr. Choong Chee Yen, Mrs. Nur Hazwanie Binti Abd Halim, Ms. Nurfarhana Hizan Binti Hijas, Ms. Siti Zubaidah Binti Abdul Latif, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

Photo credit :- Choong Chee Yen

Species Citation :- Lyriothemis magnificata. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/54591. [Retrieved 13 August 2022].

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