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Tri-coloured Marsh Hawk (Orthetrum luzonicum) Young Male

A medium sized dragonfly with blue, yellow and brown markings. Thorax is pale olivaceous green with brown lateral stripes. Dorsal side has a distinct yellow “Y” shaped mark. In older individuals, brown and yellow markings may be totally replaced by pale blue pruinescence.

Orthetrum luzonicum is a blue dragonfly species which looks alike O. glaucum and O. triangulare.

Taken at Kadavoor, Kerala, India

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