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Dragonfly (Anisoptera)Orthetrum caledonicum

1 Blue Skimmer at Mount Ainslie

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Orthetrum caledonicum at Mount Ainslie - 26 Mar 2019
Orthetrum caledonicum at Mount Ainslie - 26 Mar 2019
Orthetrum caledonicum at Mount Ainslie - 26 Mar 2019
Orthetrum caledonicum at Mount Ainslie - 26 Mar 2019
Orthetrum caledonicum at Mount Ainslie - 26 Mar 2019

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Is this a female or teneral male?

2 comments

   29 Mar 2019
This one is a female, John. You can tell by the shape length and positioning of the terminalia or anal appendages.
   29 Mar 2019
Wonderful, thanks for the explanation Harvey, I couldn't see the blue underneath on other photos, john

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Chlorocoma sp. (genus) (Emerald moth) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Mar 2019 by jbromilow50
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Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 10 Mar 2019 by jbromilow50
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Tachinidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Bristle fly) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Mar 2019 by jbromilow50
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Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 19 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
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Heoclisis fundata (Antlion lacewing) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Lipogya exprimataria (Jagged Bark Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50
Promethis sp. (genus) (Promethis darkling beetle) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Apr 2018 by jbromilow50
Passalidae sp. (family) (Passalid or Bess Beetle) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Apr 2018 by jbromilow50
Aulacocyclus edentulus (Passalid beetle) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Apr 2018 by jbromilow50
Cubicorhynchus sp. (genus) (Ground weevil) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Apr 2018 by jbromilow50
Hemiergis decresiensis (Three-toed Skink) at Mount Ainslie - 11 Apr 2018 by jbromilow50
Eurymelessa moruyana (Gumtree Hopper) at Mount Ainslie - 2 Apr 2018 by jbromilow50
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Mount Ainslie - 2 Apr 2018 by jbromilow50
Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Mount Ainslie - 4 Feb 2018 by jbromilow50
Orobanche minor (Lesser Broomrape) at Mount Ainslie - 30 Oct 2016 by petersan

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • 25 Mar 2019 Recorded on
  • jbromilow50 Recorded by

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