Native Animals
 

Gomphidia maclachlani

LC
Least Concern
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
ver 3.1, 2011
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SSN 59239
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Taxonomy

Description

Gomphidia maclachlani is a large-sized dragonfly belongs to family Gomphidae. Its hindwing may measure up to 41 mm. This dragonfly has robust and pale greenish-yellow to light orange marking on its body. The female has similar markings to male. Adults like to perch on twigs overhanging water. The larva is rounded and flattened as genus Ictinogomphus but it is more robust with heavy spines and lives in leaf litter. The species normally breeds in sluggish in lowland forest streams and widespread in Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo and southern Thailand (Orr, 2005).

Assessment

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

Location

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

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References

Article
  1. Dow, R.A. (2016). Odonata collected at the Samunsam Wildlife Sanctuary, Kuching Division, Sarawak, Malaysia in August 2015. Faunistic Studies in South-East Asian and Pacific Island Odonata: Journal of the International Dragonfly Fund (14): pp. 1-12
  2. Huisman, J. & van Tol, J. (1989). Dragonflies and Caddisflies (Odonata & Trichoptera) from waters around the Danum Valley Field Centre. Sabah Society Journal 9: pp. 90-109
  3. Norma-Rashid, Y. & van Tol, J. (1995). New records of odonata for West Malaysia. Notulae Odonatologicae 4 (6): pp. 101-103

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

Species Citation :- Gomphidia maclachlani. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/59239. [Retrieved 07 July 2022].

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