Austroaeschna multipunctata

Multi-spotted Darner at Acton, ACT

Austroaeschna multipunctata at Acton, ACT - 30 Dec 2022
Austroaeschna multipunctata at Acton, ACT - 30 Dec 2022
Austroaeschna multipunctata at Acton, ACT - 30 Dec 2022
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Identification history

Austroaeschna multipunctata 1 Jan 2023 HarveyPerkins
Unidentified 30 Dec 2022 YellowButton

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2 comments

HarveyPerkins wrote:
   1 Jan 2023
Yes - it's a recently emerged female and her wings are still hardening.
YellowButton wrote:
   1 Jan 2023
It was beautiful

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Amphipod (order Amphipoda, family Talitridae) (Lawn shrimp, landhopper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Sep 2022 by TimL
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Armillaria sp. (A honey fungus) at Acton, ACT - 19 Jun 2022 by TimL
Armillaria luteobubalina (Australian Honey Fungus) at Acton, ACT - 29 May 2022 by TimL
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Oncopeltus (Oncopeltus) sordidus (Milk vine bug) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Homalictus) punctatus (A halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL
Aphaenogaster longiceps (Funnel ant) at Acton, ACT - 10 Apr 2022 by TimL
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Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2022 by JohnBundock
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Ariamnes sp. (genus) (A whip spider) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL
Stenocotis depressa (Leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL
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Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by MarkT
Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by TimL
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by TimL
Austrorhytida capillacea (Common Southern Carnivorous Snail) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Thomisidae (family) (Unidentified Crab spider or Flower spider) at Acton, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by TimL
Heteropsilopus sp. (genus) (A long legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Salsa fuliginata (Sooty Orb-weaver) at Acton, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by TimL
Megalyra sp. (genus) (Long-tailed wasp) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by Roger
Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2021 by PeterA
Lipotriches (Austronomia) flavoviridis (sweat bee) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2021 by Roger
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jun 2021 by TimL
Trombidiidae (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL
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Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by TimL
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio Moth, Magpie Moth, Cineraria Moth) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall
Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall
Fulgoroidea sp. (superfamily) (Unidentified fulgoroid planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL
Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL
Rayieria sp. (genus) (Mirid plant bug) at Acton, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL
Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger
Limax maximus (Leopard Slug, Great Grey Slug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL
Limax maximus (Leopard Slug, Great Grey Slug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL
Pseudoscorpiones sp. (order) (False Scorpion, Pseudoscorpion) at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by TimL
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by TimL
Perga sp. (genus) (Sawfly or Spitfire) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by TimL
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by WHall
Hydrellia sp. (genus) (Lawn or Pasture Fly) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL
Hylaeus (Euprosopoides) rotundiceps (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall
Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 30 Dec 2022 02:15 PM Recorded on
  • YellowButton Recorded by

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  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health
  • Resting Insect behaviour on flower

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