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Dragonfly (Anisoptera)Orthetrum caledonicum

Blue Skimmer at Mount Taylor

Orthetrum caledonicum at Mount Taylor - 27 Dec 2017

Identification history

Dragonfly (Anisoptera) Orthetrum caledonicum 14 Jan 2018 HarveyPerkins
Unidentified 26 Dec 2017 MatthewFrawley

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Lots of low flying and perching on the ground.

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Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Mount Taylor - 2 Aug 2020 by Shazw Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Mount Taylor - 14 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 6 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Taylor - 6 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Mount Taylor - 6 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Mount Taylor - 6 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Mount Taylor - 8 Sep 2019 by MatthewFrawley Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Mount Taylor - 3 Aug 2019 by PeterR Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Taylor - 24 Mar 2019 by MatthewFrawley Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Mount Taylor - 29 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley Pollanisus sp. (genus) (A Forester Moth) at Mount Taylor - 29 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Mount Taylor - 29 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley Castiarina decemmaculata (Castiarina Jewel Beetle) at Mount Taylor - 29 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley Leucopogon sp. (A Beard-heath) at Mount Taylor - 23 Oct 2018 by George Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Mount Taylor - 23 Oct 2018 by George Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Taylor - 7 Oct 2018 by PeterR Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Taylor - 7 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Taylor - 7 Oct 2018 by George Asiola fasciata (A robber fly) at Mount Taylor - 7 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Mount Taylor - 7 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Mount Taylor - 8 Sep 2018 by MatthewFrawley Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Mount Taylor - 26 Aug 2018 by MatthewFrawley Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Mount Taylor - 26 Aug 2018 by MatthewFrawley Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jul 2018 by MatthewFrawley Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Mount Taylor - 21 Mar 2018 by MatthewFrawley Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Mount Taylor - 18 Mar 2018 by MatthewFrawley Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Taylor - 18 Mar 2018 by MatthewFrawley Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at Mount Taylor - 10 Jan 2018 by MatthewFrawley Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Mount Taylor - 4 Jan 2018 by MatthewFrawley Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Mount Taylor - 4 Jan 2018 by MatthewFrawley Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Mount Taylor - 27 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley Nacaduba biocellata (Two-spotted Line-blue) at Mount Taylor - 27 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Mount Taylor - 27 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley Choerocoris paganus (Ground shield bug) at Mount Taylor - 27 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley Cymbopogon refractus (Barbed-Wire Grass) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley Pollanisus sp. (genus) (A Forester Moth) at Mount Taylor - 24 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Dolopus rubrithorax (Large Brown Robber Fly) at Mount Taylor - 24 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Mount Taylor - 22 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Paralucia pyrodiscus (Fiery Copper) at Mount Taylor - 22 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Mount Taylor - 22 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Mount Taylor - 12 Nov 2017 by George Pollanisus viridipulverulentus (Satin-green Forester) at Mount Taylor - 12 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Porrostoma rhipidium (Lycid beetle, Net-winged beetle) at Mount Taylor - 12 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Trapezites phigalia (Heath Ochre) at Mount Taylor - 11 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley Dodonaea viscosa (Hop Bush) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley Briza maxima (Quaking Grass, Blowfly Grass) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley Trapezites phigalia (Heath Ochre) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley Thallarcha partita (Dark-banded Footman) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley Philobota sp near arabella (A concealer moth) at Mount Taylor - 2 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley Cryptandra amara (Bitter cryptandra) at Mount Taylor - 12 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley Leucopogon virgatus (Common Beard-heath) at Mount Taylor - 9 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Mount Taylor - 9 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Mount Taylor - 9 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Mount Taylor - 9 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Mount Taylor - 9 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Mount Taylor - 9 Aug 2017 by George Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Mount Taylor - 6 Aug 2017 by MatthewFrawley Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Taylor - 31 Mar 2017 by RosemaryRoth zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Mount Taylor - 28 Mar 2017 by MatthewFrawley Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Taylor - 28 Mar 2017 by MatthewFrawley Hymenochilus bicolor (Black-tip greenhood) at Mount Taylor - 31 Oct 2016 by PeterR Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Mount Taylor - 16 Oct 2016 by RosemaryRoth Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Taylor - 20 Sep 2016 by BarrieR Hymenochilus bicolor (Black-tip greenhood) at Mount Taylor - 20 Sep 2016 by BarrieR Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Taylor - 28 Sep 2014 by julielindner Diuris dendrobioides (Late mauve doubletail) at Mount Taylor - 24 Nov 2010 by MatthewFrawley Arthropodium milleflorum (Vanilla Lily) at Mount Taylor - 24 Nov 2010 by MatthewFrawley Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Mount Taylor - 12 Oct 2010 by MatthewFrawley Hymenochilus bicolor (Black-tip greenhood) at Mount Taylor - 9 Oct 2010 by MatthewFrawley Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Mount Taylor - 9 Oct 2010 by MatthewFrawley Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Mount Taylor - 3 Oct 2010 by MatthewFrawley Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Mount Taylor - 14 Sep 2010 by MatthewFrawley Stylidium sp. (Trigger Plant) at Mount Taylor - 7 Nov 2009 by MatthewFrawley Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2009 by MatthewFrawley Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Mount Taylor - 17 Oct 2009 by MatthewFrawley Viola betonicifolia (Purple Violet) at Mount Taylor - 26 Sep 2009 by MatthewFrawley Melichrus urceolatus (Urn heath) at Mount Taylor - 30 Aug 2008 by MatthewFrawley Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Mount Taylor - 30 Aug 2008 by MatthewFrawley
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Mount Taylor - 2 Aug 2020 by Shazw
Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Mount Taylor - 14 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 6 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Taylor - 6 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Mount Taylor - 6 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Mount Taylor - 6 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Mount Taylor - 8 Sep 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Mount Taylor - 3 Aug 2019 by PeterR
Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Taylor - 24 Mar 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Mount Taylor - 29 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Pollanisus sp. (genus) (A Forester Moth) at Mount Taylor - 29 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Mount Taylor - 29 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Castiarina decemmaculata (Castiarina Jewel Beetle) at Mount Taylor - 29 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Leucopogon sp. (A Beard-heath) at Mount Taylor - 23 Oct 2018 by George
Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Mount Taylor - 23 Oct 2018 by George
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Taylor - 7 Oct 2018 by PeterR
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Taylor - 7 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Taylor - 7 Oct 2018 by George
Asiola fasciata (A robber fly) at Mount Taylor - 7 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Mount Taylor - 7 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Mount Taylor - 8 Sep 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Mount Taylor - 26 Aug 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Mount Taylor - 26 Aug 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jul 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Mount Taylor - 21 Mar 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Mount Taylor - 18 Mar 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Taylor - 18 Mar 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at Mount Taylor - 10 Jan 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Mount Taylor - 4 Jan 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Mount Taylor - 4 Jan 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Mount Taylor - 27 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Nacaduba biocellata (Two-spotted Line-blue) at Mount Taylor - 27 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Mount Taylor - 27 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Choerocoris paganus (Ground shield bug) at Mount Taylor - 27 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Cymbopogon refractus (Barbed-Wire Grass) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Pollanisus sp. (genus) (A Forester Moth) at Mount Taylor - 24 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Dolopus rubrithorax (Large Brown Robber Fly) at Mount Taylor - 24 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Mount Taylor - 22 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Paralucia pyrodiscus (Fiery Copper) at Mount Taylor - 22 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Mount Taylor - 22 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Mount Taylor - 12 Nov 2017 by George
Pollanisus viridipulverulentus (Satin-green Forester) at Mount Taylor - 12 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Porrostoma rhipidium (Lycid beetle, Net-winged beetle) at Mount Taylor - 12 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Trapezites phigalia (Heath Ochre) at Mount Taylor - 11 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Dodonaea viscosa (Hop Bush) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Briza maxima (Quaking Grass, Blowfly Grass) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Trapezites phigalia (Heath Ochre) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Thallarcha partita (Dark-banded Footman) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Philobota sp near arabella (A concealer moth) at Mount Taylor - 2 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Cryptandra amara (Bitter cryptandra) at Mount Taylor - 12 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Leucopogon virgatus (Common Beard-heath) at Mount Taylor - 9 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Mount Taylor - 9 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Mount Taylor - 9 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Mount Taylor - 9 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Mount Taylor - 9 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Mount Taylor - 9 Aug 2017 by George
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Mount Taylor - 6 Aug 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Taylor - 31 Mar 2017 by RosemaryRoth
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Mount Taylor - 28 Mar 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Taylor - 28 Mar 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Hymenochilus bicolor (Black-tip greenhood) at Mount Taylor - 31 Oct 2016 by PeterR
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Mount Taylor - 16 Oct 2016 by RosemaryRoth
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Taylor - 20 Sep 2016 by BarrieR
Hymenochilus bicolor (Black-tip greenhood) at Mount Taylor - 20 Sep 2016 by BarrieR
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Taylor - 28 Sep 2014 by julielindner
Diuris dendrobioides (Late mauve doubletail) at Mount Taylor - 24 Nov 2010 by MatthewFrawley
Arthropodium milleflorum (Vanilla Lily) at Mount Taylor - 24 Nov 2010 by MatthewFrawley
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Mount Taylor - 12 Oct 2010 by MatthewFrawley
Hymenochilus bicolor (Black-tip greenhood) at Mount Taylor - 9 Oct 2010 by MatthewFrawley
Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Mount Taylor - 9 Oct 2010 by MatthewFrawley
Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Mount Taylor - 3 Oct 2010 by MatthewFrawley
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Mount Taylor - 14 Sep 2010 by MatthewFrawley
Stylidium sp. (Trigger Plant) at Mount Taylor - 7 Nov 2009 by MatthewFrawley
Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2009 by MatthewFrawley
Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Mount Taylor - 17 Oct 2009 by MatthewFrawley
Viola betonicifolia (Purple Violet) at Mount Taylor - 26 Sep 2009 by MatthewFrawley
Melichrus urceolatus (Urn heath) at Mount Taylor - 30 Aug 2008 by MatthewFrawley
Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Mount Taylor - 30 Aug 2008 by MatthewFrawley

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 50mm or larger Animal size (cm)
  • Unknown Gender
  • 26 Dec 2017 Recorded on
  • MatthewFrawley Recorded by

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