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.

Sympetrum pedemontanum elatum
Sympetrum pedemontanum elatum Libellulidae
Main region: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu.
Found at watersides along slow-flowing streams, paddy fields and ponds from flatland to mountains.
Body turns red like sympetrum frequens, thorax and abdomen of male adults turns red with age.
Tip of front and back wings has brownish sash like patterns that is unique to this species so it is easy to identify.
Body of female adults does not turn red and rather reddish brown.
Have rectangular patterns, red for male and white for female.
Main foods are small insects that they catch while flying.

●Length  about 30 to 40 mm
●Adult Flight Season  June to about September
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
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