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Dragonfly (Anisoptera)Orthetrum caledonicum

Blue Skimmer at Lower Cotter Catchment

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Orthetrum caledonicum at Lower Cotter Catchment - 31 Dec 2016
Orthetrum caledonicum at Lower Cotter Catchment - 31 Dec 2016
Orthetrum caledonicum at Lower Cotter Catchment - 31 Dec 2016

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   11 Jan 2017
Great example of a male in the intermediate stages of developing its blue pruinescence.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • 31 Dec 2016 Recorded on
  • KenT Recorded by

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