The colour combination of this dragonfly is something different alltogether. The sun shining on the wings and body just emphasises it . I think it is a male Trithemis Aurora Taken at the Singapore Botanic Gardens
Feather Horned Beetle with Long Bushy 'Eyebrows'(Rhipicera femorata) by thefeaturedcreature: Males use their fantastic (hah!) antennae to locate a female feather-horned beetle that’s emitting pheromones which indicate she is ready for mating. Photo by ron_and_beth #Insects #Australia
The dragonflies are out, which I noticed with relief while mowing this morning. I told a friend yesterday that I like to think if dragonflies as the RAF destroying mosquitoes (mosquitoes being the nazis in this analogy). --LBH
dragon fly - attract dragon flies to your garden by giving them a perching spot. Be it a bean stake, or even a few lone bamboo poles throughout your garden, you are sure to attract these mosquito eating beauties!