Sunday, March 21, 2010

Orthetrum luzonicum

Orthetrum luzonicum is a blue dragonfly species which looks alike O. glaucum. Nevertheless, the size difference of these two blue dragonfly species is quite obvious, with O. luzonicum have smaller size. Another characteristic of O. luzonicm is that it lacks dark patch at the wing base. The young O. luzonicum male has some yellow marking on thorax, however the matured male will be completely blue.

a young male O. luzonicum

matured male O. luzonicum