Telebasis corallina (Selys, 1876)Coenagrionidae
Male appendages, dorsal view
Male appendages, lateral view
MaleMale appendages, dorsal viewMale appendages, lateral view

Male identification:

  • Labrum dull green; top of head with reddish markings; black on underside.
  • Thorax orange, shading to yellow on lower side; dorsal carina with a black stripe and a small black spot near posterior end of humeral suture.
  • Abdomen orange, unmarked.
  • Cerci bulbous; much larger than lower appendage and with a lateral suture.

Local distribution: Southern Pacific slope up to 900 m.

Habitat: Ponds and lagunas.

Species range in Middle America: Costa Rica

Updated: 16 July 2011

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