Treasures of Mt. Takao

Takao 599 museum has all kinds of animals inhabit in Mt. Takao in various ways of exhibitions such as seasonal wild plants preserved in acrylic and all kinds of animals specimens inhibits in Mt. Takao. On the "NATURE WALL," stuffed animals are displayed and shows the movie to introduce the dynamic nature of Mt. Takao.

Calopteryx cornelia
Calopteryx cornelia Calopterygidae
Main region: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu.
Found at clear streams and streams from low elevation to mountains.
Is the largest species of calopterygidae in Japan. Main foods are small insects.
Transparent deep brownish wings and metallic green abdomen look elegant when slowing flying at waterside.
Female has white pterostigma at tips of wings and abdomen is brown.
Male adults hold territory and mate with female fly in the territory.
Female lays eggs underwater.
With airy layer trap its body and wings, it can stay underwater nearly one hour.

●Length  about 60 to 65 mm
●Adult Flight Season  May to about September
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
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