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Damselfly (Zygoptera)Austrolestes leda

4 Wandering Ringtail at Mount Majura

Austrolestes leda at Mount Majura - 17 Jul 2020

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Significant sighting

18 Jul 2020

A rare mid-winter record

2 comments

   18 Jul 2020
A great find Shorty - there are more records of damselflies in mid-winter this year than I'd ever have expected. You prompted me to go out and have a look and I found a couple of males at a tiny swamp on the northern flanks of Black Mountain. Written up at either http://hdpphd.blogspot.com/2020/07/winter-damselflies-there-are-lot-of.html or https://www.facebook.com/HarveyPerkinsACT
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   18 Jul 2020
Thanks Harvey, i did think it odd at this time of Year. Thanks for the links as i thought mine was a very oddly bright female, now i know better.

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Solanum pseudocapsicum (Winter Cherry or Maderia Cherry) at Mount Majura - 18 Nov 2017 by WalterEgo
Olea europaea subsp. cuspidata (African Olive) at Mount Majura - 18 Nov 2017 by WalterEgo
Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Mount Majura - 18 Nov 2017 by WalterEgo
Celtis australis (Nettle Tree) at Mount Majura - 18 Nov 2017 by WalterEgo
Polyporus arcularius at Mount Majura - 18 Nov 2017 by WalterEgo
Pyracantha crenatoserrata (Firethorn) at Mount Majura - 18 Nov 2017 by WalterEgo

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size (cm)
  • 17 Jul 2020 Recorded on
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