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Tetracanthagyne plagiata - dragonfly - Paulina Skowron

NAME: Paulina Skowron
SOCIAL MEDIA: https://www.facebook.com/skowron.paulina
TITLE: Tetracanthagyne plagiata - dragonfly
TECHNIQUE: graphic techniques (linocut)
YEAR: 2015
DESCRIPTION: This artwork shows a dragonfly, which is a type of flying insect. Tetracanthagyne plagiata is a heaviest of dragonflies in Southeast Asia (Sumatra, Borneo, Singapore). The largest species have a wing - span up to 165 millimeters. The species inhabits forest streams. Individual populations are threatened by deforestation and plantation establishment. It is present of large national parks: Gunung Mulu in Sarawak, Endau Rompin in Peninsular Malaysia, or Nee Soon Swamp Forest.
WIKIMEDIA COMMONS: Yes. As the author of illustration I have given permission for it to be loaded on Wikimedia Commons, Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3.0