Jeju Gotjawal

Orthetrum triangulare melania (Selys) 큰밀잠자리

by on Dec.18, 2010, under insects

Form: The length of the stomach is 34~36mm, and that of the back wings is 38~40mm. The color of the male’s body is white gray and the  counterpart’s is yellow brown. The female have a black stripe on her body. The front wings are more bigger that the back wings. This dragonflies are  more bigger and nimble than Orthatrum albistylum.

 Other characters: Orthetrum triangulare melania is also called “dragon dragonfly”. The  imago appears from May to October and they inhabit fields, wetland in  deep mountain and so on. In Dongbaekdongsan(Gotzawal in Jeju),  you  can see them aroung the wetland “Meonmulkkak”.

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