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Anax papuensis

2 Australian Emperor at Symonston, ACT

Anax papuensis at Symonston, ACT - 3 Sep 2021
Anax papuensis at Symonston, ACT - 3 Sep 2021
Anax papuensis at Symonston, ACT - 3 Sep 2021
Anax papuensis at Symonston, ACT - 3 Sep 2021
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Identification history

Anax papuensis 3 Sep 2021 HarveyPerkins
Anax papuensis 3 Sep 2021 rawshorty

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Looked very fresh. It took flight 5 minutes after these shots.

2 comments

   3 Sep 2021
Some nice close-ups.
rawshorty wrote:
   4 Sep 2021
Thanks Harvey, it helps when they sit still :)

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Entomophthora sp. (genus) (Puppeteer Fungus) at Symonston, ACT - 13 Jun 2022 by rawshorty Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty Eucalyptus blakelyi (Blakely's Red Gum) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by MichaelMulvaney Amphibromus sp. (Swamp Wallaby Grass) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire Fog) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR Centrolepis strigosa (Hairy centrolepis) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR Drosera gunniana at Symonston, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR Trifolium campestre (Hop Clover) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR Trifolium glomeratum (Clustered Clover) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR Ranunculus repens (Creeping Buttercup) at Symonston, ACT - 12 Oct 2021 by Mike Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Symonston, ACT - 12 Oct 2021 by Mike Oxyops fasciatus (A weevil) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by rawshorty Servaea incana (Hoary Servaea) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by rawshorty Papyrius sp (undescribed) (Hairy Coconut Ant) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by rawshorty Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Symonston, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by RodDeb Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Symonston, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by RodDeb Cermatulus nasalis (Predatory shield bug, Glossy shield bug) at Symonston, ACT - 23 May 2021 by rawshorty Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Symonston, ACT - 1 May 2021 by RodDeb Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Apr 2021 by MatthewFrawley Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Symonston, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by RobParnell Onopordum acanthium (Scotch Thistle) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Sep 2020 by Mike Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Sep 2020 by Mike Echium plantagineum (Paterson's Curse) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Sep 2020 by YellowButton Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Jun 2020 by Mike Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Jun 2020 by Mike Chenopodium album (Fat Hen) at Symonston, ACT - 2 May 2020 by Mike Glenoleon pulchellus (Antlion lacewing) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Nov 2019 by Marthijn Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Nov 2019 by Marthijn Chalcididae sp. (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Aug 2019 by rawshorty Laetiporus portentosus (White Punk) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Nov 2018 by Mike Onopordum acanthium (Scotch Thistle) at Symonston, ACT - 11 Oct 2015 by Mike Lixus cardui (Thistle Stem-borer Weevil) at Symonston, ACT - 11 Oct 2015 by Mike Silene gallica var. gallica (French Catchfly) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Oct 2014 by Mike Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Symonston, ACT - 8 Oct 2014 by Mike
Entomophthora sp. (genus) (Puppeteer Fungus) at Symonston, ACT - 13 Jun 2022 by rawshorty
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty
Eucalyptus blakelyi (Blakely's Red Gum) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by MichaelMulvaney
Amphibromus sp. (Swamp Wallaby Grass) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR
Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire Fog) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR
Centrolepis strigosa (Hairy centrolepis) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR
Drosera gunniana at Symonston, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR
Trifolium campestre (Hop Clover) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR
Trifolium glomeratum (Clustered Clover) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR
Ranunculus repens (Creeping Buttercup) at Symonston, ACT - 12 Oct 2021 by Mike
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Symonston, ACT - 12 Oct 2021 by Mike
Oxyops fasciatus (A weevil) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by rawshorty
Servaea incana (Hoary Servaea) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by rawshorty
Papyrius sp (undescribed) (Hairy Coconut Ant) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by rawshorty
Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Symonston, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by RodDeb
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Symonston, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by RodDeb
Cermatulus nasalis (Predatory shield bug, Glossy shield bug) at Symonston, ACT - 23 May 2021 by rawshorty
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Symonston, ACT - 1 May 2021 by RodDeb
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Apr 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Symonston, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by RobParnell
Onopordum acanthium (Scotch Thistle) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Sep 2020 by Mike
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Sep 2020 by Mike
Echium plantagineum (Paterson's Curse) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Sep 2020 by YellowButton
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Jun 2020 by Mike
Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Jun 2020 by Mike
Chenopodium album (Fat Hen) at Symonston, ACT - 2 May 2020 by Mike
Glenoleon pulchellus (Antlion lacewing) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Nov 2019 by Marthijn
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Nov 2019 by Marthijn
Chalcididae sp. (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Aug 2019 by rawshorty
Laetiporus portentosus (White Punk) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Nov 2018 by Mike
Onopordum acanthium (Scotch Thistle) at Symonston, ACT - 11 Oct 2015 by Mike
Lixus cardui (Thistle Stem-borer Weevil) at Symonston, ACT - 11 Oct 2015 by Mike
Silene gallica var. gallica (French Catchfly) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Oct 2014 by Mike
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Symonston, ACT - 8 Oct 2014 by Mike

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 3 Sep 2021 08:36 AM Recorded on
  • rawshorty Recorded by

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