Orange-tailed Sprite (Ryukyu subspecies)

Scientific name: Ceriagrion auranticum ryukyuanum

Habitat: marsh, pond, ditch

Body length: 33-41 mm

Distribution in Hong Kong: widespread, e.g. Luk Keng, Hong Kong Wetland Park, Mui Wo, Cheung Chau 

Flight period in Hong Kong: March to October

Identification features: 

1. Eyes green

2. Synthorax green

3. Abdomen orange