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Hong Kong Flatwing

Scientific name: Rhipidolestes janetae

Habitat: montane forest stream and seepage

Body length: 38-48 mm

Distribution in Hong Kong: Scatteredly distributed in central New Territories and Lantau Island, e.g. Sunset Peak, Yuen Tun Ha, Shing Mun Country Park

Flight period in Hong Kong: April to June

Identification features:

1. One yellow stripe at two sides of synthorax respectively, extending to prothorax

2. Legs yellow

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