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Dragonfly (Anisoptera)Orthetrum caledonicum

Blue Skimmer at Kama

Orthetrum caledonicum at Kama - 16 Feb 2017

Identification history

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Author's notes

Looking at photos for ID the Dragonfly looks like a Blue Skimmer. Please correct me if I'm wrong.

2 comments

wrote:
   17 Feb 2017
Hi Roger - yes, this is a female Blue Skimmer.
wrote:
   17 Feb 2017
Thanks Harvey

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • The dragonfly's were flying over the dry grass at Kama Reserve Canberra Associated plant
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • Female Gender
  • 16 Feb 2017 Recorded on
  • Roger Recorded by

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