Orthetrum caledonicum

Blue Skimmer at Paddys River, ACT

Orthetrum caledonicum at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Jan 2018
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Identification history

Orthetrum caledonicum 2 Feb 2018 HarveyPerkins
Orthetrum caledonicum 1 Feb 2018 KenT

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Gonocarpus micranthus subsp. micranthus (Creeping Raspwort) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2023 by JaneR
Comesperma retusum (Mountain Milkwort) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2023 by JaneR
Juncus prismatocarpus (Branching Rush) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2023 by JaneR
Senecio distalilobatus (Distal-lobe Fireweed) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2023 by JaneR
Carex gaudichaudiana (Fen Sedge) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2023 by JaneR
Geranium neglectum (Red-stemmed Cranesbill) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2023 by JaneR
Pasma tasmanica (Two-spotted Grass-skipper) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Jan 2023 by Christine
Pollanisus viridipulverulenta (Satin-green Forester) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Jan 2023 by Christine
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Jan 2023 by Christine
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Jan 2023 by Christine
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Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Jan 2023 by RAllen
Epilobium billardiereanum subsp. hydrophilum at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Jan 2023 by RAllen
Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Jan 2023 by RAllen
Geranium neglectum (Red-stemmed Cranesbill) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Jan 2023 by RAllen
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Nov 2022 by RAllen
Oenosandra boisduvalii (Boisduval's Autumn Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Mar 2022 by Christine
Oenosandra boisduvalii (Boisduval's Autumn Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Mar 2022 by JohnBundock
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by Christine
Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by Christine
Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by Christine
Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by Christine
Myosotis laxa subsp. caespitosa (Water Forget-me-not) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jan 2022 by JaneR
Erythranthe moschata (Musk) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jan 2022 by JaneR
Percassa rugifrons (Mountain Grasshopper) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jan 2022 by JaneR
Gahnia subaequiglumis (Bog Saw-sedge) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jan 2022 by JaneR
Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2021 by Harrisi
Polystichum proliferum (Mother Shield Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Olearia erubescens (Silky Daisybush) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Hakea microcarpa (Small-fruit Hakea) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Polystichum proliferum (Mother Shield Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Poranthera microphylla (Small Poranthera) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Marchantia sp. (genus) (A Liverwort) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Empodisma minus (Spreading Rope-rush) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Baumea rubiginosa (Soft Twig-rush) at Tharwa, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Philobota (genus) (Unidentified Philobota genus moths) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by HarveyPerkins
Lenkunya munda (A flatworm) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by HarveyPerkins
Percassa rugifrons (Mountain Grasshopper) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Feb 2020 by HarveyPerkins
zz bolete at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Feb 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Amelora oritropha (Alpine Striped Cape-moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Feb 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Senostoma sp. (genus) (A parasitoid tachinid fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Dec 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Jan 2018 by KenT
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Jan 2018 by KenT
Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Trichoptera sp. (order) (Unidentified Caddisfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Stenopsychodes sp. (genus) (A caddisfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Chrysolarentia correlata (Yellow Carpet) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Melitulias graphicata (Mask Carpet) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Empididae sp. (family) (Dance fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Australomisidia rosea (Rosy Flower Spider) at Tharwa, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Eusurbus crassilabris (A bee fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Feb 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Feb 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Aplestobroma avidum (Robber fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Austrolestes analis (Slender Ringtail) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2017 by KenT
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2017 by KenT
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2017 by KenT
Tortitaenia sp. (genus) (A single-celled freshwater algae) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2017 by KenT
Closterium ehrenbergii (A green alga, Desmidiaceae) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 by KenT
Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 by KenT
Septobasidium clelandii [Harpographium state] at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 by KenT
Comesperma retusum (Mountain Milkwort) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 by KenT
Dichromodes confluaria (Ceremonial Heath Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Nov 2016 by HarveyPerkins
Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2016 by KenT
Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2016 by KenT
Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2016 by KenT
Septobasidium clelandii [Harpographium state] at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2016 by KenT
Leptospermum myrtifolium (Myrtle Teatree) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2016 by KenT
Prunella vulgaris (Self-heal, Heal All) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2016 by KenT
Empodisma minus (Spreading Rope-rush) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2016 by KenT
Baeckea utilis (Mountain Baeckea) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2016 by KenT
Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2016 by KenT

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Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 29 Jan 2018 12:00 AM Recorded on
  • KenT Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • Mixed Gender

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