ORDER:   Odonata  
  Suborder:   Zygoptera  
  Family:   Coenagrionidae  
  Agriocnemis femina (Variable wisp)
Status: Local in Nature Reserves, Common and widespread in Singapore general
Habitat: Found commonly in drains, ponds and swamps. They are always found in open country.
Description: Tiny damselfly (male hindwing 10 mm). A confusing species because of colour changes with maturity. The immature male is green and orange but on maturity it becomes dark with heavy pruinescence on the head and synthorax. Females may be olive green or red and vary in the markings on the thorax.

Agriocnemis femina
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Agriocnemis femina female (red form)
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Agriocnemis femina, male
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Agriocnemis femina mating
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