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Orthetrum caledonicum

Blue Skimmer at Mount Ainslie

Orthetrum caledonicum at Mount Ainslie - 31 Mar 2018

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Myosotis discolor (Yellow and Blue Forget-me-not) at Mount Ainslie - 18 Sep 2020 by JaneR Ranunculus pumilio var. pumilio (Buttercup) at Mount Ainslie - 18 Sep 2020 by JaneR Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Mount Ainslie - 16 Sep 2020 by jbromilow50 Viburnum tinus (Laurustinus) at Mount Ainslie - 27 Apr 2020 by WalterEgo Solenogyne dominii (Smooth Solenogyne) at Mount Ainslie - 27 Apr 2020 by WalterEgo Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Apr 2020 by Sarah2019 Neocerdistus acutangulatus (a robber fly) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Apr 2020 by jbromilow50 Einadia nutans subsp. nutans (Climbing Saltbush) at Mount Ainslie - 29 Mar 2020 by WalterEgo Goodenia hederacea (Ivy Goodenia) at Mount Ainslie - 29 Mar 2020 by WalterEgo Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Mount Ainslie - 28 Mar 2020 by jbromilow50 Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Mar 2020 by jbromilow50 Porismus strigatus (Pied Lacewing) at Mount Ainslie - 25 Mar 2020 by jbromilow50 Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Mount Ainslie - 21 Mar 2020 by WalterEgo Alternanthera sp. A Flora of NSW (M. Gray 5187) J. Palmer at Mount Ainslie - 10 Mar 2020 by JaneR Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Mount Ainslie - 16 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50 Glenoleon pulchellus (Antlion lacewing) at Mount Ainslie - 16 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50 Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Mount Ainslie - 16 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50 Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Mount Ainslie - 14 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50 Austroagrion watsoni (Eastern Billabongfly) at Mount Ainslie - 14 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50 Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Mount Ainslie - 14 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50 Selagis caloptera (Caloptera jewel beetle) at Mount Ainslie - 9 Jan 2020 by jbromilow50 Potamogeton ochreatus (Blunt Pondweed) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Nov 2019 by JaneR Juncus capitatus (Dwarf Rush) at Mount Ainslie - 9 Oct 2019 by JaneR Cicendia quadrangularis (Oregon Timwort) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Oct 2019 by JaneR Gratiola pumilo (A brooklime) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Oct 2019 by JaneR Limosella australis (Austral Mudwort) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Oct 2019 by JaneR Isolepis cernua (Slender Clubrush) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Oct 2019 by JaneR Carex appressa (Tall Sedge) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Oct 2019 by JaneR Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Oct 2019 by JaneR Ranunculus sessiliflorus var. sessiliflorus (Small-flowered Buttercup) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Oct 2019 by JaneR Sherardia arvensis (Field Madder) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Oct 2019 by JaneR Elatine gratioloides (Waterwort) at Mount Ainslie - 4 Oct 2019 by JaneR Triptilodiscus pygmaeus (Annual Daisy) at Mount Ainslie - 4 Oct 2019 by JaneR Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel, Blue Pimpernel) at Mount Ainslie - 4 Oct 2019 by JaneR Geranium sp. at Mount Ainslie - 4 Oct 2019 by JaneR Crassula helmsii (Swamp Stonecrop) at Mount Ainslie - 4 Oct 2019 by JaneR Hydrophilidae sp. (family) (Unidentified water scavenger beetle) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Sep 2019 by jbromilow50 Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Mount Ainslie - 22 Sep 2019 by jbromilow50 Urodacus manicatus (Black Rock Scorpion) at Mount Ainslie - 22 Sep 2019 by jbromilow50 Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Mount Ainslie - 22 Sep 2019 by jbromilow50 Crinia parinsignifera (Plains Froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 22 Sep 2019 by jbromilow50 Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Mount Ainslie - 20 Sep 2019 by jbromilow50 Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 20 Sep 2019 by jbromilow50 Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 20 Sep 2019 by jbromilow50 Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Mount Ainslie - 20 Sep 2019 by jbromilow50 Uperoleia laevigata (Smooth Toadlet) at Mount Ainslie - 20 Sep 2019 by jbromilow50 Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Aug 2019 by jbromilow50 Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Mount Ainslie - 21 Aug 2019 by jbromilow50 Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50 Austrolestes annulosus (Blue Ringtail) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50 Melangyna sp. (genus) (Hover Fly) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50 LIBELLULIDAE (family) (A dragonfly) at Mount Ainslie - 21 Mar 2019 by jbromilow50 Aleucosia sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Mount Ainslie - 12 Mar 2019 by jbromilow50 Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Mount Ainslie - 12 Mar 2019 by jbromilow50 Berberis aquifolium (Oregon grape) at Mount Ainslie - 22 Feb 2019 by WalterEgo Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Mount Ainslie - 18 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50 Eurepa marginipennis (Mottled bush cricket) at Mount Ainslie - 2 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50 Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50 Sextius virescens (Acacia Tree Hopper, Acacia Horned Treehopper) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50 Rhotidoides punctivena (Leafhopper) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50 Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50 Philagra parva (Beaked spittlebug) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50 Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree-frog) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50 Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50 Austroagrion watsoni (Eastern Billabongfly) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50 Carphurus sp. (genus) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50 Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50 Urodacus manicatus (Black Rock Scorpion) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50 Melanacanthus scutellaris (Small brown bean bug) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50 Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50 Adelium angulicolle (A darkling beetle) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50 Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50 Ceraon sp. (genus) (2-horned tree hopper) at Mount Ainslie - 28 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50 Austrolestes annulosus (Blue Ringtail) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50 Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50 Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50 Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50 Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50 Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50 Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50 Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50 Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Mount Ainslie - 23 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50 Pycnobraconoides sp. (genus) (A Braconid wasp) at Mount Ainslie - 23 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50 Anthrax sp. (genus) (Unidentified Anthrax bee fly) at Mount Ainslie - 23 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50 Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Mount Ainslie - 23 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50 Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 23 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50 Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50 Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50 Crinia sp. (genus) (A froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50 Crinia parinsignifera (Plains Froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50 Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50 Uperoleia laevigata (Smooth Toadlet) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50 Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50 Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50 Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50 Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50 Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50 Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 8 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50 Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 8 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50 Celtis australis (Nettle Tree) at Mount Ainslie - 2 Nov 2018 by WalterEgo
Myosotis discolor (Yellow and Blue Forget-me-not) at Mount Ainslie - 18 Sep 2020 by JaneR
Ranunculus pumilio var. pumilio (Buttercup) at Mount Ainslie - 18 Sep 2020 by JaneR
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Mount Ainslie - 16 Sep 2020 by jbromilow50
Viburnum tinus (Laurustinus) at Mount Ainslie - 27 Apr 2020 by WalterEgo
Solenogyne dominii (Smooth Solenogyne) at Mount Ainslie - 27 Apr 2020 by WalterEgo
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Apr 2020 by Sarah2019
Neocerdistus acutangulatus (a robber fly) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Apr 2020 by jbromilow50
Einadia nutans subsp. nutans (Climbing Saltbush) at Mount Ainslie - 29 Mar 2020 by WalterEgo
Goodenia hederacea (Ivy Goodenia) at Mount Ainslie - 29 Mar 2020 by WalterEgo
Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Mount Ainslie - 28 Mar 2020 by jbromilow50
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Mar 2020 by jbromilow50
Porismus strigatus (Pied Lacewing) at Mount Ainslie - 25 Mar 2020 by jbromilow50
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Mount Ainslie - 21 Mar 2020 by WalterEgo
Alternanthera sp. A Flora of NSW (M. Gray 5187) J. Palmer at Mount Ainslie - 10 Mar 2020 by JaneR
Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Mount Ainslie - 16 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50
Glenoleon pulchellus (Antlion lacewing) at Mount Ainslie - 16 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Mount Ainslie - 16 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Mount Ainslie - 14 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50
Austroagrion watsoni (Eastern Billabongfly) at Mount Ainslie - 14 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Mount Ainslie - 14 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50
Selagis caloptera (Caloptera jewel beetle) at Mount Ainslie - 9 Jan 2020 by jbromilow50
Potamogeton ochreatus (Blunt Pondweed) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Nov 2019 by JaneR
Juncus capitatus (Dwarf Rush) at Mount Ainslie - 9 Oct 2019 by JaneR
Cicendia quadrangularis (Oregon Timwort) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Oct 2019 by JaneR
Gratiola pumilo (A brooklime) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Oct 2019 by JaneR
Limosella australis (Austral Mudwort) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Oct 2019 by JaneR
Isolepis cernua (Slender Clubrush) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Oct 2019 by JaneR
Carex appressa (Tall Sedge) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Oct 2019 by JaneR
Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Oct 2019 by JaneR
Ranunculus sessiliflorus var. sessiliflorus (Small-flowered Buttercup) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Oct 2019 by JaneR
Sherardia arvensis (Field Madder) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Oct 2019 by JaneR
Elatine gratioloides (Waterwort) at Mount Ainslie - 4 Oct 2019 by JaneR
Triptilodiscus pygmaeus (Annual Daisy) at Mount Ainslie - 4 Oct 2019 by JaneR
Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel, Blue Pimpernel) at Mount Ainslie - 4 Oct 2019 by JaneR
Geranium sp. at Mount Ainslie - 4 Oct 2019 by JaneR
Crassula helmsii (Swamp Stonecrop) at Mount Ainslie - 4 Oct 2019 by JaneR
Hydrophilidae sp. (family) (Unidentified water scavenger beetle) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Sep 2019 by jbromilow50
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Mount Ainslie - 22 Sep 2019 by jbromilow50
Urodacus manicatus (Black Rock Scorpion) at Mount Ainslie - 22 Sep 2019 by jbromilow50
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Mount Ainslie - 22 Sep 2019 by jbromilow50
Crinia parinsignifera (Plains Froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 22 Sep 2019 by jbromilow50
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Mount Ainslie - 20 Sep 2019 by jbromilow50
Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 20 Sep 2019 by jbromilow50
Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 20 Sep 2019 by jbromilow50
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Mount Ainslie - 20 Sep 2019 by jbromilow50
Uperoleia laevigata (Smooth Toadlet) at Mount Ainslie - 20 Sep 2019 by jbromilow50
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Aug 2019 by jbromilow50
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Mount Ainslie - 21 Aug 2019 by jbromilow50
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50
Austrolestes annulosus (Blue Ringtail) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50
Melangyna sp. (genus) (Hover Fly) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50
LIBELLULIDAE (family) (A dragonfly) at Mount Ainslie - 21 Mar 2019 by jbromilow50
Aleucosia sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Mount Ainslie - 12 Mar 2019 by jbromilow50
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Mount Ainslie - 12 Mar 2019 by jbromilow50
Berberis aquifolium (Oregon grape) at Mount Ainslie - 22 Feb 2019 by WalterEgo
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Mount Ainslie - 18 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Eurepa marginipennis (Mottled bush cricket) at Mount Ainslie - 2 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Sextius virescens (Acacia Tree Hopper, Acacia Horned Treehopper) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Rhotidoides punctivena (Leafhopper) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Philagra parva (Beaked spittlebug) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree-frog) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Austroagrion watsoni (Eastern Billabongfly) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Carphurus sp. (genus) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Urodacus manicatus (Black Rock Scorpion) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Melanacanthus scutellaris (Small brown bean bug) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Adelium angulicolle (A darkling beetle) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Ceraon sp. (genus) (2-horned tree hopper) at Mount Ainslie - 28 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50
Austrolestes annulosus (Blue Ringtail) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50
Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50
Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Mount Ainslie - 23 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50
Pycnobraconoides sp. (genus) (A Braconid wasp) at Mount Ainslie - 23 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50
Anthrax sp. (genus) (Unidentified Anthrax bee fly) at Mount Ainslie - 23 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Mount Ainslie - 23 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50
Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 23 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50
Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50
Crinia sp. (genus) (A froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50
Crinia parinsignifera (Plains Froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50
Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50
Uperoleia laevigata (Smooth Toadlet) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50
Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50
Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50
Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 8 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50
Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at Mount Ainslie - 8 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50
Celtis australis (Nettle Tree) at Mount Ainslie - 2 Nov 2018 by WalterEgo

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 31 Mar 2018 Recorded on
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