Green Skimmer

Scientific name: Orthetrum sabina sabina

Habitat: marsh, pond

Body length: 47-51 mm

Distribution in Hong Kong: Widespread, e.g. Hong Kong Wetland Park, Long Valley, Mui Wo

Flight period in Hong Kong: throughout the year

Identification features:

1. Synthorax yellowish green, with black stripes

2. The 4th to 6th abdominal segment black and white alternately from lateral view 

3. The 7th to 10th abdomen all black

4. Anal appendage white