Telebasis garleppi Ris, 1918Coenagrionidae
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Male identification:

  • Wings tinted amber.
  • Labrum green, top of head black.
  • Thorax dorsum black, sides greenish-brown.
  • Abdomen red-orange.
  • Lower appendage longer than upper and pointed.

Female identification:

  • Top of head and thorax black.
  • Abdomen dull orange.
  • Elongate prothoracic horns.

Local distribution: Western slope.

Habitat: Temporary and permanent ponds, marshy spring seeps.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Species range: Costa Rica, Colombia, and Ecuador

Updated: 22 July 2013





Credits: Text and images copyright by William Haber and David Wagner, 2013