Native Animals

Heliocypha biseriata

LC
Least Concern
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
ver 3.1, 2019
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SSN 59039
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Description

Heliocypha biseriata is a colorful Bornean endemic damselfly belongs to the family Chlorocyphidae. Its greatest decoration is on its hindwings with extensive parallel windows shot with iridescent purple and green (Chung et al., 2013). This species can be found at forest streams in the lowlands up to over 1,000m a.s.l. Most records are from mixed dipterocarp forests, some of the populations occur in exposed forests that have been heavily disturbed by logging or local agricultural activities, and sometimes in the second-growth forests (Dow, 2019).

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2019 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Least Concern (LC)
3.1

Location

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  • Sarawak 1
Based on publications, specimens, and images

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References

Article
  1. Dow, R.A. & Reels, G.T. (2009). Expedition to Mount Dulit, Sarawak, August-September 2008 - Odonata -. International Dragonfly Fund - Report 19: pp. 1-16
  2. Dow, R.A. (2012). Odonata collected at Gunung Pueh, Kuching Division, Sarawak, Malaysia in October 2012. International Dragonfly Fund - Report 54: pp. 1-25
  3. Steinhoff, P. O. M. (2015). Results of Odonata larval rearing in the Gunung Mulu National Park, Sarawak, Malaysia from April to August 2014. International Dragonfly Fund - Report 78: pp. 1-11

Acknowledgements :- Assoc. Prof. Dr. Choong Chee Yen, Ms. Nurfarhana Hizan Binti Hijas, Ms. Siti Zubaidah Binti Abdul Latif & Mr. Tan Kok Kiat

Photo credit :- Choong Chee Yen

Species Citation :- Heliocypha biseriata. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/59039. [Retrieved 10 August 2022].

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