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Scarlet Pygmy – Singapore’s smallest dragonfly

Family: Libellulidae
Scientific Name: Nannophya pygmaea
Common Name: Scarlet Pygmy

This small dragonfly can be found in most habitats that are close to water, such as wetlands, swamps, and small streams. They prefer opened and exposed vegetation near to water with adequate sunlight.

Here are some shots of male, female and immature male.

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“Red Chili”- Adult male.
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Adult Male.
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Immature Male.
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Immature Male.
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Immature Male.
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Immature Male.
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Female
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Female
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Female
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A mating pair.
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