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Austrolestes sp. (genus)

Ringtail damselfy at Acton, ACT

Austrolestes sp. (genus) at Acton, ACT - 10 Nov 2016
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Identification history

Austrolestes sp. (genus) 22 Nov 2016 HarveyPerkins
Austrolestes sp. (genus) 22 Nov 2016 HarveyPerkins
Unidentified 22 Nov 2016 Ryl

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Insect was flying around and only paused on the plant briefly. Only one photo sorry.

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   23 Nov 2016
Ryl - this is a ringtail (genus Austrolestes), but there is insufficient detail to be definitive about which species. It could well be a Slender Ringtail, but I'd need to be able to see the end of the thoracic humeral stripe, and/or the terminal abdominal segments, to be sure.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 10 Nov 2016 12:00 AM Recorded on
  • Ryl Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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