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  Asian Amberwing (female)

 

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A perching female Asian Amberwing, also known as Ditch Jewel, and with the scientific name Brachythemis contaminata. Its has a pale olive greenish-yellow thorax, with brown and dark stripes, and the abdomen is pale greenish with brown and narrow black stripes.

 

Its face is yellowish-white, and the compound eyes are pale brown above and greenish-grey below. It has transparent wings, with pale yellowish to amber wing spots and a yellow tinge at the base of the hind wing. See also List of Thai Insect Names.

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  Asian Amberwing (female)