Native Animals

Neurothemis tullia

Cloudy Velvetwing
LC
Least Concern
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
ver 3.1, 2009
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SSN 59122
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Taxonomy

Description

Neurothemis tullia (Cloudy Velvetwing) is a species of dragonfly in the family Libellulidae. The hindwing may measure up to 19.5 mm for male and can easily be recognized by the distinctive wing pattern. Meanwhile, the female has distinctive wing marking and paler colour body than the male with up to 20 mm hindwings measure (Orr, 2005). This dragonfly normally breeds in swampy grasslands and well-vegetated pools. It is widespread in Sundaland (except Borneo) and mainland tropical Asia (Orr, 2005; Dow, 2009).

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2009 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Least Concern (LC)
3.1

Location

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

Specimen

Collection Center   Total
6
25

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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): pp. 1-22
  2. Dow, R.A., Choong, C.Y. & Ng, Y.F. (2017). New records of Odonata from Kedah, Malaysia in September 2016, 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 (23): pp. 1-18
  3. 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
  4. Norma-Rashid, Y. (2010). Dragonflies (Odonata) of Bachok Coast, Kelantan and Promoting Common Names. Malaysian Journal of Science 29: pp. 73-79

Acknowledgements :- Mrs. Aziemah Binti Kinan, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Choong Chee Yen, Mr. Mohd Fakrullah Salafusalam Bin Mohd Afandi, Ms. Nurfadzilah Bt Azmi, Ms. Nurfarhana Hizan Binti Hijas, Ms. Siti Zubaidah Binti Abdul Latif, Ms. Siti Zuliana Ahmad, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

Photo credit :- Choong Chee Yen

Species Citation :- Neurothemis tullia. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/59122. [Retrieved 07 July 2022].

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