Archineura hetaerinoides at Tam Dao - Video footage

A spectacular and rare Calopterygid, known only from fewer than a dozen of localities in Laos and Vietnam. Not the rarest Odonata species found at Tam Dao, but certainly the most impressive.
This is one of the largest Caloptera, equaled only by Archineura incarnata (Karsh, 1892) from China and the enigmatic "Echo" maxima Martin, 1904 from northern Vietnam. 

One of the most memorable species I have been privileged to see in Vietnam so far.
Video recorded in July 2012.

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