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Spiny-chested percher
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Raphismia bispina is a species of dragonfly of the family Libellulidae, known as the spiny-chested percher. It is found in Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, New Guinea, and Australia. It is the only Australian species of Raphismia, where it is found in mangrove swamps on Cape York, Queensland. It is a small dragonfly with metallic-black colouring which gets a pruinescent powder-blue coating when mature.


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