Native Animals

Ceriagrion chaoi

Fiery Coraltail
LC
Least Concern
IUCN Red List
ver 3.1, 2011
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SSN 59102
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Description

Ceriagrion chaoi (Fiery Coraltail) is a damselfly species in the family Coenagrionidae. It 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. Its hindwing may measure up to 16.5 mm. The female has a uniform olive green. C. chaoi 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). 

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  • Selangor 1
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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): pp. 1-22
  2. Norma-Rashid, Y. & van Tol, J. (1995). New records of odonata for West Malaysia. Notulae Odonatologicae 4 (6): pp. 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

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