Mating pair of Blue Sprite damselflies

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“Mating pair of Blue Sprite (Pseudagrion microcephalum”) at MacRitchie Reservoir.

BlueSprite-mating 1

“In the first picture (above) the female deposits the eggs under water, normally how it is done, however in the second picture (below) she was a little more ambitious trying to lay her eggs a little more deeper into the water thus almost submerging her whole self.

BlueSprite-mating 2

“While the male is desperately holding on to her by the neck in an effort to not to lose her…”

KC Tsang
Singapore
29th August 2016

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