ACT NSW ACT Government :: Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council :: Australian Native Plants Society (ANPS) Canberra Region :: Gearys Gap/Wamboin Landcare Group
Home Insects Dragonflies & Damselflies (Odonata) Damselflies (Zygoptera)

Zygoptera (suborder)

Damselfly at Latham, ACT

Zygoptera (suborder) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021
Zygoptera (suborder) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021
Request use of media

Identification history

Zygoptera (suborder) 15 Feb 2021 HarveyPerkins
Unidentified 14 Feb 2021 AlisonMilton

Identify this sighting


Please Login or Register to identify this sighting.

User's notes

Almost no colour. Newly emerged?

2 comments

   15 Feb 2021
Yes - a very newly emerged damselfly. I'd hazard a guess at Red & Blue Damsel, but these very young tenerals are almost impossible to be definitive about. Best left as just a damselfly.
   15 Feb 2021
I guessed as much.

Please Login or Register to comment.

Nearby sightings

Page 1 of 1 - image sightings only 88 0 55

Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Latham, ACT - 3 Nov 2022 by Christine Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 3 Nov 2022 by Christine Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 3 Nov 2022 by Christine Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Latham, ACT - 3 Nov 2022 by Christine Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 25 Apr 2022 by Attatash1 Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by Christine Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by Christine Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Latham, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by Tapirlord Veronica perfoliata (Digger's Speedwell) at Latham, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by Tapirlord Euphorbia oblongata (Egg-leaf Spurge) at Latham, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by pinnaCLE Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 25 Sep 2021 by Christine Dianella sp. (Flax Lily) at Latham, ACT - 5 Jul 2021 by Rebeccaryanactgov Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton Pararguda nasuta (Wattle Snout Moth) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton Pararguda nasuta (Wattle Snout Moth) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton Agrius convolvuli (Convolvulus Hawk Moth) at Latham, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by JBrickhill Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by Rebeccaryanactgov Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by Rebeccaryanactgov Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 27 Sep 2020 by Rebeccaryanactgov Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 6 Sep 2020 by Christine Plantago varia (Native Plaintain) at Latham, ACT - 31 Aug 2020 by tpreston Phellinus sp. (non-resupinate) (A polypore) at Latham, ACT - 20 Aug 2020 by Caric zz – ascomycetes - apothecial (Cup fungus) at Latham, ACT - 2 Aug 2020 by Caric Phellinus sp. (non-resupinate) (A polypore) at Latham, ACT - 18 Jul 2020 by Caric zz coralloid at Latham, ACT - 15 Jul 2020 by Caric Amauroderma rude (Red-staining Stalked Polypore) at Latham, ACT - 15 Jul 2020 by Caric Pycnoporus coccineus (Scarlet Bracket) at Latham, ACT - 25 Jun 2020 by Caric Collybia s.l. at Latham, ACT - 21 Jun 2020 by Caric Clitocybe s. l. at Latham, ACT - 21 Jun 2020 by Caric Clavulina sp. (A coral fungus) at Latham, ACT - 21 Jun 2020 by Caric Austrostipa densiflora (Foxtail Speargrass) at Latham, ACT - 28 May 2020 by pinnaCLE zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Latham, ACT - 10 May 2020 by Caric Bovista (A puffball) at Latham, ACT - 10 May 2020 by Caric Rubus parvifolius (Native Raspberry) at Latham, ACT - 23 Mar 2020 by pinnaCLE Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Latham, ACT - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston Melophorus sp. (genus) (Furnace ant) at Latham, ACT - 19 Nov 2019 by MattM Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Latham, ACT - 14 Oct 2019 by Jiggy Pelargonium sp. (A Native Stork’s Bill) at Latham, ACT - 21 Mar 2019 by LWenger Lepidoscia (genus) IMMATURE (Unidentified Cone Case Moth larva, pupa, or case) at Latham, ACT - 17 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Acyphas semiochrea (Omnivorous Tussock Moth) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 26 Oct 2018 by Christine Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 9 Sep 2013 by Christine
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Latham, ACT - 3 Nov 2022 by Christine
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 3 Nov 2022 by Christine
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 3 Nov 2022 by Christine
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Latham, ACT - 3 Nov 2022 by Christine
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 25 Apr 2022 by Attatash1
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by Christine
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by Christine
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Latham, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by Tapirlord
Veronica perfoliata (Digger's Speedwell) at Latham, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by Tapirlord
Euphorbia oblongata (Egg-leaf Spurge) at Latham, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by pinnaCLE
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 25 Sep 2021 by Christine
Dianella sp. (Flax Lily) at Latham, ACT - 5 Jul 2021 by Rebeccaryanactgov
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Pararguda nasuta (Wattle Snout Moth) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Pararguda nasuta (Wattle Snout Moth) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Latham, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Agrius convolvuli (Convolvulus Hawk Moth) at Latham, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by JBrickhill
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by Rebeccaryanactgov
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by Rebeccaryanactgov
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 27 Sep 2020 by Rebeccaryanactgov
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 6 Sep 2020 by Christine
Plantago varia (Native Plaintain) at Latham, ACT - 31 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Phellinus sp. (non-resupinate) (A polypore) at Latham, ACT - 20 Aug 2020 by Caric
zz – ascomycetes - apothecial (Cup fungus) at Latham, ACT - 2 Aug 2020 by Caric
Phellinus sp. (non-resupinate) (A polypore) at Latham, ACT - 18 Jul 2020 by Caric
zz coralloid at Latham, ACT - 15 Jul 2020 by Caric
Amauroderma rude (Red-staining Stalked Polypore) at Latham, ACT - 15 Jul 2020 by Caric
Pycnoporus coccineus (Scarlet Bracket) at Latham, ACT - 25 Jun 2020 by Caric
Collybia s.l. at Latham, ACT - 21 Jun 2020 by Caric
Clitocybe s. l. at Latham, ACT - 21 Jun 2020 by Caric
Clavulina sp. (A coral fungus) at Latham, ACT - 21 Jun 2020 by Caric
Austrostipa densiflora (Foxtail Speargrass) at Latham, ACT - 28 May 2020 by pinnaCLE
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Latham, ACT - 10 May 2020 by Caric
Bovista (A puffball) at Latham, ACT - 10 May 2020 by Caric
Rubus parvifolius (Native Raspberry) at Latham, ACT - 23 Mar 2020 by pinnaCLE
Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Latham, ACT - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Melophorus sp. (genus) (Furnace ant) at Latham, ACT - 19 Nov 2019 by MattM
Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Latham, ACT - 14 Oct 2019 by Jiggy
Pelargonium sp. (A Native Stork’s Bill) at Latham, ACT - 21 Mar 2019 by LWenger
Lepidoscia (genus) IMMATURE (Unidentified Cone Case Moth larva, pupa, or case) at Latham, ACT - 17 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Acyphas semiochrea (Omnivorous Tussock Moth) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 26 Oct 2018 by Christine
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 6 Feb 2016 by KShort
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Latham, ACT - 9 Sep 2013 by Christine

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 9 Feb 2021 01:39 PM Recorded on
  • AlisonMilton Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

Record quality

  • Images or audio
  • More than one media file
  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
  • GPS evidence of location
  • Description
  • Additional attributes
1,302,653 sightings of 8,164 species in 1,338 locations from 5,771 members
Proudly Australian made, owned and hosted CCA 3.0 | privacy