Drepanosticta hilaris Hagen, 1860

Cheerful Forest damselfly, Merry shadowdamsel

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Agrion hilare Hagen, 1858; Ceylonosticta hilaris Fraser, 1931; Disparoneura hilaris Hagen, 1859; Platysticta hilaris Selys, 1860

 

Conservation Status

Last record: September 1970?

Rediscovered in May 2003

IUCN status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Nuwara Eliya District and Ratnapura District, Sri Lanka

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Bedjanič, M. (2009). Drepanosticta hilaris. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 10 May 2012.
 
Bedjanič, M., Conniff, K., van der Poorten, N. and Šalamun, A. (2014). Dragonfly Fauna of Sri Lanka: Distribution and Biology, with Threat Status of its Endemics. Pensoft Publishers. 320 pp. [WARNING: 25.94 MB]
 
Sélys-Longchamps, M. E. de. (1860). Synopsis des Agrionines, derniere légion: Protonevra. Bulletin de l'Académie Royale des Sciences de Belgique 2(10): 431-462.

 

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