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.

Anotogaster sieboldii (Golden-ringed Dragonfly)
Anotogaster sieboldii (Golden-ringed Dragonfly) Cordulegastridae
Main region: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Okinawa, Sado Island, Tsushima, Yaku Island and Amami Oshima.
The largest dragonfly in Japan and its body length become up to about 11 cm.
Found at streams and swamps in flatland to low elevations, and at streams in mountains but seen in city area on rare occasions.
Their body is quite appealing because large eyes are dark green and body is black with yellow regularly placed stripes so it is appealing.
Main foods are small insects and catch them while flying.
Male adults hold territory and patrol within the area.
Female adults hovers dipping abdomen beneath water and lay eggs.

●Length  about 90 to 100 mm
●Adult Flight Season  June to about October
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
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