CHO TOMBO - or BUTTERFLY SKIMMER
Rhyothemis fuliginosa is widespread throughout much of central, southern and eastern China, central and southern Japan and may occur in Vietnam and Myanmar. Its Japanese common name ‘cho-tombo’ literally means a butterfly-like dragonfly, and it does fly like a butterfly.
Population: A stable population and widely distributed.
Population Trend: Stable
Habitat and Ecology: Frequents weedy ponds.
Major Threat(s): There are no threats known to be presently affecting this species. Conservation Actions: Populations recorded from Protected Areas in China.
Dragonfly covered in dew (macro)
Broad Body Chasers