Macromiidae

  • Compound eyes emerald green and closely converge in mature individuals

  • Synthorax and abdomen metallic dark green in mature individuals for species found in Hong Kong

  • Yellow stripes on synthorax and abdomen

  • Legs slender

  • Wings long and narrow

  • Inner edge of hindwing notched in male, smooth in female

  • Strong fliers

  • Perch vertically on branches or trunks