Native Animals

Ceriagrion chaoi

Fiery Coraltail
LC
Least Concern
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
ver 3.1, 2011
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SSN 59102
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Taxonomy

Description

Ceriagrion chaoi (Fiery Coraltail) is a damselfly species in the family Coenagrionidae. Its hindwing may measure up to 16.5 mm. This damselfly is stouter than C. auranticum. It has yellow thorax and red abdomen in mature specimens, definitive anal appendage, terminally club-shaped superior anal appendage and inferior anal appendage more closely approximated in dorsal view than last. The female has a uniform olive green. This species is rare and local in open habitats. It is widespread in Peninsular Malaysia, Thailand and Burma (Orr, 2005). It normally breeds in open ponds and similar habitats and is tolerant of disturbance (Dow, 2011). 

Assessment

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

Location

by State Location
  • Selangor 1
Based on publications, specimens, and images

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References

Article
  1. Dow, R.A., Choong, C.Y. & Ng, Y.F. (2016). Records of Odonata from Perlis, Malaysia in August 2015, with a checklist of species recorded from the state. Faunistic Studies in South-East Asian and Pacific Island Odonata: Journal of the International Dragonfly Fund (16), 1-22
  2. Norma-Rashid, Y. & van Tol, J. (1995). New records of odonata for West Malaysia. Notulae Odonatologicae 4 (6), 101-103

Acknowledgements :- Ms. Ajla Rafidah Baharom, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Choong Chee Yen, 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 :- Ceriagrion chaoi. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/59102. [Retrieved 07 February 2023].

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